The case for votes at 16

  title={The case for votes at 16},
  author={Alex Folkes},
  pages={52 - 56}
  • Alex Folkes
  • Published 2004
  • Political Science
  • Representation
The decision by the Electoral Commission in 2004 not to back the case for lowering the voting age to 16 is disappointing but does not mean that those who are interested in reconnecting young people with formal politics should stop arguing the case. Nor does it mean that the Government cannot go ahead with plans to change the voting age after the next general election. There have been a number of other reports since the debate on the voting age began in earnest a couple of years ago and these… Expand
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