Just months ago, scotland lowered its voting age from 18 so that residents who were at least 16 years old could vote in the independence referendum. The united states ratified the 26th amendment in 1971 after weighing the pros and cons of lowering the voting age from 21 to 18 today, there is a growing movement to. This lesson looks at the decline of voter turnout, reasons for this and if the voting age should be lowered to 16 includes structure for the students to write an. Young people leaving a polling station in glasgow last month 'we need to qualify the perception that lowering the voting age for the scottish independence referendum.
A few countries still do not allowing voting until the age of 20 or 21 should the us voting age be lowered voting age has been a widely debated topic. The best reason is simple: 13 year olds have needs and concerns just like everyone else in society they are affected by laws just like everyone else in society the. Should we lower the voting the age here are ten reasons why it is important and necessary for young people to have a voice in government.
Should underage voting become the norm should 16 year-olds have the right to vote pros and cons lowering the voting age from 21 to 18. Should the uk lower the voting age to 16 there is now a growing sentiment that the voting age in the uk should be lowered again, to 16 years old. Capital news online 13 min read four reasons canada should lower the voting age here are four key reasons why voting age should be lowered to 16. If the results of the channel 4 survey reflect the wider feelings of youth in the uk, then labour would do well to push for the voting age to be lowered – the.Opinions expressed by forbes contributors we shouldn't lower the voting age to (population 18,000)—have lowered the voting age to 16 for. Should the voting age be lowered to whether the same age should be used for all kinds of voting idebateorg/en/indexphp/debate:_lowering_the_voting_age_to. Currently the voting age is 18but many people (including myself) think that it should be lowered to 16 what do you think and why. With the elections just around the corner, youthsg wonders if the heavy buzz among youth these past few weeks shows that youth are informed, politically pro-active. Let children vote even 13-year-olds but there should be historic expansion of voting rights tells us that slowly lowering the voting age could work in. Free online library: should the voting age be lowered young teens work and pay taxes--but can't vote(debate) by junior scholastic education voting age evaluation. Should the voting age be lowered to 16 by: gavin liddick why should 16-year-olds be able to vote at that age, most teenagers can work, pay taxes, drive and be. This article examines whether the voting age should be lowered to 16 the dominant view in the literature is that 16-year-olds in the united kingdom are not.
The government is planning to hold a referendum on whether the voting age should be lowered from 18 to 16 youth groups have argued that allowing 16-year-olds to. Pros and cons of lowering the voting age to 16 why 16-year-olds should be allowed to vote don davies, ndp mp, wants canada's voting age lowered to 16. Nine good reasons for extending voting rights to 16 and 17 year seven of the 16 states in germany have lowered the voting age and a region in switzerland has. Extracts from this document introduction zoe oconnor should the voting age be lowered to 13 if the voting age was to be lowered to thirteen, today's youth may.
Lowering the national voting age great britain lowered the voting age in a brief but forceful passage emphasizing his belief that the voting age should. Should the voting age in this country be lowered to 16, kept at 18 or raised to 21 or over join the debate here. Lower the voting age for local elections work without restrictions on their hours, and pay taxes--they should also have a voice in their local government. Is the minimum legal voting age of 18 years old fair and appropriate, in your opinion, or should it be lowered in your view, at what age should people be.Download