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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  • Should 16-year-olds vote? Greens push to lower voting age
    The Green Party wants the voting age lowered to 16 years old. Their policy announcement comes as many ... they should be allowed to vote." Last year, calls to lower the voting age were renewed after ...
    09/26/2019 - 6:29 am | View Link
  • 16-Year-Olds Want a Vote. Fifty Years Ago, So Did 18-Year-Olds.
    Fifty years later, there is a nascent movement to change the voting ... Roosevelt lowered the draft age to 18: Young people were being conscripted to fight America’s wars but couldn’t vote in its ...
    05/20/2019 - 3:59 pm | View Link
  • 16-Year-Olds Want a Vote. Fifty Years Ago, So Did 18-Year-Olds.
    Fifty years later, there is a nascent movement to change the voting ... Roosevelt lowered the draft age to 18: Young people were being conscripted to fight America’s wars but couldn’t vote in its ...
    05/20/2019 - 11:54 am | View Link
  • Labour want ballot boxes in all schools to let 16-year-olds vote
    ‘I am not a supporter of votes at 16 and when I have canvassed the opinions of 16- and 17-year-olds in schools in my constituency around two-thirds have thought they should not have the vote until ...
    05/10/2018 - 7:10 am | View Link
  • Kate Hawkesby: Why 16 year olds should not be voting
    Which leads me to Andrew Beecroft’s comments this week that we should give them the vote. I speak from experience when I say 16 year olds should not be voting. Of our five children, three of them are ...
    03/1/2018 - 6:01 pm | View Link
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    Comments on MetaFilter post 16-Year-Olds Want a Vote. Fifty Years Ago, So Did 18-Year-Olds.
    11/5/2019 - 11:56 am | View Website
  • 16-Year-Olds Want a Vote. Fifty Years Ago, So Did 18-Year ...
    16-Year-Olds Want a Vote. Fifty Years Ago, So Did 18-Year-Olds. May 19, 2019 4:06 PM Subscribe. “A lot of 16-year-olds are working and getting taxed,” said Ema Smith, 19, a freshman at Yale who, in high school, helped lead a successful campaign to lower the voting age for local elections in Greenbelt, Md.
    11/1/2019 - 6:52 pm | View Website
  • 16 years old shouldn't be allowed to vote
    Sixteen year old's don't really care about politics. They'll just vote for the person that's most popular or who their friends are voting for. Even though there are mature sixteen year old's who do care and have a passion for politics, it won't hurt them to wait just two more years.
    11/1/2019 - 12:47 pm | View Website
  • 16-Year-Olds Want a Vote. Fifty Years Ago, So Did 18-Year ...
    16-Year-Olds Want a Vote. Fifty Years Ago, So Did 18-Year-Olds. May 19, 2019 6:19 pm. ENM NEWS. No Comments. 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.
    10/31/2019 - 3:04 pm | View Website
  • The New York Times: 16-Year-Olds Want a Vote. Fifty Years ...
    The New York Times: 16-Year-Olds Want a Vote. Fifty Years Ago, So Did 18-Year-Olds. 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.
    10/21/2019 - 8:02 pm | View Website
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