Changing the voting age

Katie Hinderer | 05 October 2012

I started asking high schoolers and every single one told me they didn’t want the vote. They didn’t want the burden. They didn’t think they were smart enough to make an informed decision. And, perhaps even more telling, they didn’t care.

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