They pay sales tax and have to abide by the same laws as everyone else. Many are even old enough to be employed and get behind the wheel.

For teenagers under 18, though, the right to vote remains out of reach.

And that’s just not fair,

Source:: The Lowdown

Should the Voting Age Be Lowered to 16? 8 March,2017Matthew Green

Author

Matthew Green

Matthew Green is a digital media producer for KQED News. He previously produced The Lowdown, KQED’s multimedia news education blog. Matthew's written for numerous Bay Area publications, including the Oakland Tribune and San Francisco Chronicle. He also taught journalism classes at Fremont High School in East Oakland.

Email: mgreen@kqed.org; Twitter: @MGreenKQED

Sponsored by

Become a KQED sponsor