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02/22/2015 09:12 am ET Updated Feb 27, 2015

Meet The 13 Youngest Legislators In America (That We Could Find)

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The average age of a state legislator nationwide is 56, but that didn't stop these folks from running for office. With differing political ideologies and representing a range of states, they share one uncommon characteristic: their youth. The youngest one was elected at 18, and even the oldest is only 23. Meet the 13 youngest state legislators in the country, as far as we could tell.

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The Youngest State Legislators

CORRECTION: This post has been updated to reflect that AJ Edgecomb's grandfather, not his father, is a state senator and was previously a state representative.

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