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    Voting Age Voting

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    To Vote The voting age has been a topic of controversy for many generations. What gender votes, what race votes, how to vote, where to vote, and who to vote for are all questions that have generated debate. Many of these continue to be asked during every election. An additional question that is being posed in current elections is at what age one should be allowed to vote. The voting age has become an increasing relevant topic due to an increase in countries lowering their voting age. Countries that

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    Voting Age

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    Decrease the Voting Age for Teens to Vote in Elections. “The right of citizens of the United States who are eighteen years of age or older, to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of age.” This is an excerpt from the 26th amendment President Richard Nixon signed into law in 1971. In the article “Should We Take Away the Voting Rights of 18 Year Olds?” Timothy Furnish states why the voting age should be extended to a higher age. He claims that 18 year

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    Legal Voting Age

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    when you felt that you never had a say in society? If so, there is a way to change that. Legal Voting age should be lowered to the age of 16. There has never been a greater time to change the legal voting age to 16. How come we let unknowledgable adults vote, but not smart and engaged teens? Teen voices tend to get blocked out while the adults get to speak freely. If we as a society change our voting age to 16, many positive events will occur. For example, Voter turnout will increase, teens will

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    The Debate On Voting Age

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    than the debate on voting age and if modifications should be made. Minimum voting age can be argued as the most effective way to ensure a sufficiently adroit electorate. However even if voting was lowered to a particular age, this would not affect the outcome of voter turn-out, considering the many other age groups choosing not to vote, or even non-resident/citizens being restricted to this opportunity for that matter. With respect to this, a person in favour of keeping the voting age where it is at

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    Argument - The Voting Age Must be Lowered

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    The Voting Age Must be Lowered for Democracy to Exist in America Imagine for a moment that senior citizens were denied the right to vote. Imagine senior citizens being thought of as too incompetent to vote because some senior citizens are senile. Can you imagine such a large percentage of the American public being denied the right to vote – simply on account of their age? It cannot happen in America, right? Not in a free country, a country where the people control the government, not the other

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    be talking to you about whether or not the voting age should be lowered to 16. I strongly believe that it should not be lowered to 16 because 16 and 17-year-olds lack political knowledge and engagement,

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    Lowering the Voting Age to 18

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    Many people opposed the change of voting age, but others believed that it should be lowered. People who think that the voting age should stay the same usually are the conservative people who want to keep the old customs as they are. People who are conservative are usually cautious about changes, and usually want to stay put without improvement. The people who want changes are usually more liberal. These people leave place for improvements, but sometimes vote for the change of things that are not

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    Some countries and states think voting age should be lowered. It a certain age in the United States to vote it was 21 then it went down to 18 years old. Since the voting age has been lower before it can be lower again. They want to go further and change the voting age to 16 years old. In recent years, the issue about voting age has been talked about in some countries and states. Some people think the voting age shouldn’t be lowered because they think kids that 16 years old don’t know nothing

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    When it comes to lowering or keeping the voting age at 18, I am usually neutral about it. if I had to choose I don't see the harm in lowering the voting age. In America the people who usually vote are the elderly, lowering the voting age may help to balance it out because many young people don't have a say in certian outcomes with voting. There were a lot of predictions about lowering the age to 18 that all turned out to be untrue. While there are only 38% of voter aged from 18 to 24 that voted in

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    The lack of participation of younger generations show that lowering the voting age could have more of a negative outcome, as opposed to a positive one. Pursuing the idea would then begin to distract us from the real problem, getting a higher ammount of people to vote. Sure if we lower the age it allows people to vote at a younger age, but then are they going to have the incentive to do so? We are not solving a problem by just allowing younger people to vote, we need to pursuade them to be more involved

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