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Decrease Voting Age Requirement
Petition Background (Preamble):
Teens can make wise decisions despite the stereotype that we magically become mature at the age of 18. Teens can make a big difference and our opinions aren't random. I would much like to see the voting age requirement decreased to the age of 17, this does not mean that we are legal adults.
Teens could be required to take a class when they reach this age of 17 in order to educate themselves on the voting process and how to determine who they want to vote for, not what pop culture is endorsing.
We would like to not only petition this stereotype but the legal ability that teenagers have. If properly educated on the voting and political process when they reach a specific age or during an election year, adolescents will be able to think for themselves and know what they believe is best for their city, state, or country.
Again, we are petitioning to decrease the legal voting age from 18 to 17 years old.
The Decrease Voting Age Requirement petition to Roy Blunt was written by Maxx Cook and is in the category Politics at GoPetition. Contact author here. Petition tags: legal, voting, age, 18, political, process, education, educate, opinion, teen, teenager, adolescent, rights, underage