In 1969, three college students in New Jersey built a network of 10,000 volunteers to lower the voting age. Now, campaigns are sprouting up again.

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  • 16-Year-Olds Want a Vote. Fifty Years Ago, So Did 18-Year-Olds.
    A pamphlet that activists in New Jersey used to gain support for lowering the voting age to 18 in 1969. There is a similar effort underway today to lower it again to 16. JAMESBURG, N.J. — Stuart ...
    05/20/2019 - 11:54 am | View Link
  • 16-Year-Olds Want a Vote. Fifty Years Ago, So Did 18-Year-Olds.
    JAMESBURG, N.J. — Stuart Goldstein still has the red-and-white bumper stickers and other artifacts from 1969, when he helped persuade New Jersey lawmakers that 18-year-olds should be able to vote. He ...
    05/20/2019 - 10:21 am | View Link
  • A Case For Giving 16-Year-Olds The Vote
    People who agreed with the teens, applauded them as eloquent, profound, mature beyond their years, and there were people who didn ... how about this - let them vote? Lower the voting age to 16 and let ...
    03/31/2018 - 11:45 am | View Link
  • No wonder Lady Nugee wants 16-year-olds to vote
    He pointed out that 26 of our 27 EU partners deny the vote to under-18s, as do the U.S., Canada, New Zealand and Australia. ‘Unless she is going to denounce all of those countries as somehow ...
    02/1/2018 - 1:14 pm | View Link
  • 16 Year Olds Could Pre-Register To Vote Under Bill At State Capitol
    Michigan teens would be able to pre-register to vote under a proposal in Lansing. Credit We have more from The Michigan Public Radio Network’s Jake Neher. 16 and 17 year olds would ...
    01/27/2015 - 10:59 am | View Link
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