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CitizenCast—Ideas We Should Steal Revisited: Lower Voting Age to 16

The Florida teen activists prove that young people are as politically savvy as any adult. We should let them vote earlier

The Florida teen activists prove that young people are as politically savvy as any adult. We should let them vote earlier

A lot has happened since spring 2016, when The Citizen first ran a story about the benefits of giving 16-year-olds the right to vote. But the biggest benefits has stayed the same: That the earlier someone votes, the more likely they are to keep voting, something we need in our democracy.

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