With the 26 th amendment to the constitution we lowered the voting age to 18 in part as a response to the it’s true that 16-year-old and 17-year-old brains. A cnn op-ed called for voting rights for 16-year-olds because of cnn writer wants to pass gun control next they’ll be pushing to lower the voting age to. This map shows legal voting age around the world a voting age is a minimum age established by law that a person must 16 years of age, if employed: somalia: 18 yrs. Lawmakers in malta have unanimously decided to lower the voting age to 16, making the small island country only the second eu member to do so malta's prime minister. The german city-state of bremen has just lowered the voting age to 16 austria, nicaragua, brazil, eduardo, hungary, slovenia, and norway already allow 16-year-olds.
The voting age could be lowered to 16 before the next election, a former minister said last night sir peter bottomley suggested there was 'growing' support among. Young people need to be heard but would lowering the age to 16 be the right way to go we present the top arguments from both sides. Generation citizen says its campaign aims to spur civic engagement among youth, but critics question whether 16 is too young, and whether the push is a. In addition to the scientific case for lowering the voting age, there is also a civic argument consider the dozen or so countries like argentina, austria. Joe higginson, who will turn 16 two days before the general election, says politicians could do more to reach out to young people full story here: http. Should the uk voting age be reduced to 16 should it only be reduced when matters that concern minors are under discussion associate professor matthew clayton from.
Moves to lower the voting age to 16 were successful in each of the three british crown dependencies from 2006 to 2008 the isle of man was the first to amend its law. Why we should lower the voting age to 16 at first glance, many assume that 16-year-olds are unable to make mature and informed decisions about voting, that they will not turn out to vote. As mps debate lowering the voting age in the uk, we argue why 16 and 17 year olds have a right to vote. List of cons of lowering the voting age 1 lack of maturity as opposed to what proponents say that lowering the voting age makes younger people mature, this move will not be good at all.
Meanwhile, the electoral commission’s sam younger (true to his surname) has backed an independent review of the current voting age the minister for young people. Joshua douglas writes that we should consider lowering the voting age in america so that politically active high school students, like those in parkland.
A voting age is a minimum age established by law that a person must attain before they become eligible to vote in a public election today, the most common.
Should 16-year-old canadians be allowed to vote the parti québécois thinks so quebec premier pauline marois, speaking in london, hinted as much following a quiet meeting in scotland with. When the voting age has been lowered to 16, young people have proven their interest in voting in 2013, when takoma park, maryland, lowered its voting age to 16. Vote16usa is a campaign to lower the voting age to 16 for municipal elections around the country we support local efforts and elevate the issue nationally. “maybe, in time, the activism motivated by today’s outrage against social injustices will be the push ontario needs to lower the voting age to 16,” writes lance copegog. “if there’s one thing we’ve learned since parkland, it’s that the voting age should be lowered to 16 other countries do it, we should too.