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Vermont Town Seeks To Lower Voting Age To 16, From 18

Reuters | Posted 05.03.2015 | Politics

By Ted Siefer March 3 (Reuters) - A left-leaning town in southern Vermont is taking up on Tuesday a referendum to extend the right to ...

City Lowers Voting Age To 16!

AP | Posted 06.07.2013 | DC

TAKOMA PARK, Md. -- A small Maryland city just outside the Washington, D.C., city limits has voted to lower the voting age for city elections to 16. ...

Maryland City Promotes the Vote With Innovative Changes

Rob Richie | Posted 06.16.2013 | Politics
Rob Richie

This week, the Takoma Park city council passed a charter amendment by a 6-1 vote on first reading that, if approved when before the council again in the coming month, will be in the best tradition of cities and states leading the nation in advancing voting rights.

16-Year-Olds Might Vote In This MD City

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 04.03.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- One Maryland city is considering an amendment to lower its voting age to 16, which would make it home to America's youngest voters. T...

Argentina Considers Lowering Voting Age To 16

AP | MICHAEL WARREN | Posted 11.05.2012 | World

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Debate began in Argentina's senate Wednesday on a proposal to lower the voting age from 18 to 16, while another battle...

WATCH: Conservative Editor: Young People Are 'Frickin Stupid'

The Huffington Post | Anna Mazarakis | Posted 05.31.2012 | College

Jonah Goldberg, editor-at-large of National Review Online, thinks youth culture today is more powerful than it's ever been. He also thinks that this y...

The GOPs Must Be Crazy

Edward Murray | Posted 03.14.2012 | Politics
Edward Murray

It's time to accept this as a fact: The GOP thinks that "middle-class" means "I only make a couple million yearly." As far as they're concerned, nobody else below that really exists.

High School Gay-Straight Alliance Takes On Mayor

| Posted 01.11.2012 | Home

Every week, HuffPost High School rounds up the best local news stories about high school students from across the country through our friends at Patch...