Young Activist Pushes To Lower Voting Age To 16 As ‘The Logical Next Step’ For Gen Z

19-year-old activist Tyler Okeke believes that 16-year-olds are ready and prepared to vote and is working to get the voting age lowered to 16. Gen Z activists have been crucial in movements to address climate change, gun control, police brutality, and LGBTQ rights. Democratic lawmakers have expressed support for the idea of lowering the voting age, while Republicans lawmakers (and most of the American public) oppose the idea.

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