Minimum Voting Age

Haley Varvel
Mrs. Poteet
AP English

Minimum Voting Age

We all know the minimum voting age is 18 years old, but should it be younger? The news and politics are all around us, people of all ages are getting educated by everything around them, whether it be their parents teaching them or the news. These people know about these politics, and they know more than politics. These young people are experiencing what these politics are about, so shouldn't they be able to vote at a young age?
According to Gilpin, the legal voting age should be lowered to 16. These high schoolers know more than some of the adults who go to vote, these people are living in fear due to laws the adults make, ...

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age should stay at 18, no matter what.


Gilpin, Caroline Crosson. "Should the Voting Age Be Lowered to 16?" The New York Times,

Steinberg, Laurence. "Why We Should Lower the Voting Age to 16." The New York Times, ...

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