Today, Councilmember Charles Allen officially introduced the Youth Vote Amendment Act of 2018, to lower the voting age to 16 for DC elections. The Vote16DC coalition's press release includes more information and youth perspectives on the news. The bill was co-introduced by five other members of the city council.
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🚨🚨🚨 The DC Council will vote on the Youth Vote Amendment Act of 2018 on November 13! Before that vote, we need to say thank you to the members who already support the bill, and we need to persuade
Read the Washington City Paper's article on the bill to lower the voting age in DC being approved by the Committee on the Judiciary and Public Safety November 1. The article recaps the committee vote
Read the Washington Post's reporting on the Youth Vote Amendment Act of 2018 being approved by the Judiciary and Public Safety committee on November 1.
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