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Jonathan Bernstein

Yes, Let 16-Year-Olds Vote

For anyone who wants more political participation, youth voting may be the best place to start.
Who says the kids are apathetic?

Who says the kids are apathetic?

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More evidence that (might) support youth voting!

Over at the Monkey Cage today, John Sides reported on new research showing that one reform -- allowing teenagers to pre-register to vote before they turn 18 -- apparently increases voting participation (see also Michael McDonald's comment).