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I am honored & excited to be introducing my very 1st amendment on the House floor, an amendment to #HR1, the #ForthePeopleAct. My amendment will lower the voting age from 18 to 16, allowing our youth to have a seat at the table of democracy. #16toVote
#DidYouKnow In 2018, nearly 2 million young people between the ages of 16 & 17 were employed, contributing to the labor force and to their local economy through paying taxes. #16toVote
49 yrs ago, Senator Ted Kennedy argued before his colleagues in favor of lowering the voting age as an effort to “bring our youth into full and lasting participation in our institutions of democratic government.” #16toVote #ForThePeoplebit.ly/2H7Lvsb
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I'm tired of the voting age being 18. Lower it already! #16tovote
Parents can't represent their teens at the ballot box. They can only represent themselves. Teens are separate people with separate interests that must be able to represent their own selves. #16tovote
We've got teens campaigning for sensible gun legislation and ethical immigration policies and better environmental protection and everything in between. Let them VOTE! #16tovote
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