Portland-based Democratic state Sen. Shemia Fagan introduced a measure Monday to make Oregon the first state in the nation to change voting age .
Youth Voting Rights articles on Democracy Chronicles
Find the latest news on youth voting rights in this section. Many policy areas specifically affect youth voting more than others such as education and the voting age. Ensuring youth participation in democracy is critically important for a successful system and the general trend in lower voter turnout for youth is a disaster.
Growing up, my parents taught me that voting is not only a right, but a privilege. They voted in every local, midterm, and presidential election.
ACLU of New Hampshire filed a federal lawsuit today challenging a New Hampshire law that unconstitutionally restricts the right to vote for students.
A state lawmaker from the Silicon Valley has reintroduced a constitutional amendment that would lower the California voting age to 17.
Free advice to candidates thinking they can sign up young voters in Spokane County, half of registered young Washington voters didn’t cast ballots in 2018.
New Myanmar youth activists look beyond Aung San Suu Kyi as they experience failed democracy, more authoritarianism and a failed government.
Early estimates are signaling this could be the highest turnout for 18-29 year-olds since 18 year-olds were granted the right to vote in 1971.
Voters 30 and younger stepped up to the polls in Tuesday’s midterm elections at an “extraordinary” rate compared with the midterm turnout in 2014.
When you ask young people why they don’t vote, especially from less affluent backgrounds they tend to report more barriers which usually is just and excuse.
Democracy is gradually building its firm roots in America .The 2018 midterm elections has mark a great history in the lives of Americans.