Should the Voting Age Be Lowered to 16?


When you turn 18, our society generally considers you an adult. You can join the military, you’re eligible for jury duty and you gain the right to vote. However, at 16 years old, you can get a job, pay taxes and even be tried as an adult for some crimes. Our laws have an impact on nearly everyone well before they can cast their vote. Should we rethink the minimum voting age? Should 16-year-olds be allowed to vote?

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