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Votes for 16 year-olds

Submitted on Tuesday 23rd August 2011

Rejected on Wednesday 21st June 2017

Current status: Rejected

Rejection code: duplicate (see below for details)

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Votes for 16 year-olds

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The fact is that the turnout of voters is decreasing, and the youth feel alienated from the system. Whilst a 16 year-old can be fully-employed and contribute to society in taxes, they can simultaneously have no say on the government. As a 17 year-old I am frustrated I cannot vote, so I am appealing that the age limits are lowered. Not only will it restore rights of equality, it will encourage teenagers to take a keener approach to the way our country is run, instead of feeling entirely dissociated.


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