Oregon lawmakers place a bill asking voters to amend the state constitution to reduce the age for voting from 18 to 16 years on the plan that was opened Monday. 19659004] If adopted, then the issue could be put before voters in the presidential election in 2020. Oregon will become the first state to lower the state's age for voting to 16 years, which will enable young voters "to vote" – about decisions affecting their homes, their clean air, their future, their schools and, like us, the Seed Democratic state Shemiya Fagan said during a press conference in Salem.
"Sixteen year olds are subject to our criminal justice system," added Fagan, according to Salem State Magazine: "They are surfing with friends, and their seven are homeless and they ask us to take action to protect our future."
The issues faced by young people have been a catalyst for lowering the age of voting in the past. The 21st amendment to the US Constitution, ratified in 1971, reduced the age requirement for voting from 21 to 18 years. This measure was partially nourished by young people who faced the war project in the United States, which became increasingly unpopular.
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"We should be able to take our work in the newsletter and protect the policies we work so hard to pass," senior Salem Salem Salem Marie Torres said  The bill will allow 16-year-olds to vote at all elections, including offices at the federal level. Since 2003, 13 states have introduced bills to reduce age for voting. No one has passed.