Presidential Hopeful Wants Voting Age Lowered To 16

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“Lower the Voting Age to 16,” Yang tweeted.


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“Getting young people voting early makes them voters for life. Our politics will affect young people for decades to come. They should have a say in their own future.”

In a more detailed explanation of the policy proposal on his website, Yang gave three reasons to lower the voting age: increasing turnout, the unfairness of taxing young voters without representation and promotion of civic engagement.

The debate over allowing 16- and 17-year-olds to vote has recently picked up steam.

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