The teens who would be mostly likely to vote if the voting age is lowered do have strong opinions and ideas about public policies and, say the advocates of a lower voting age, teens would bring a fresh new perspective to politics, their energy and spirit reminding adults of the excitement they once felt when they saw a world before them ready. 7 reasons why 16 and 17 year olds should vote (cont'd) age 16 is a better age to begin voting than age 18 at age 16, young people are embedded in their. Should 16-year-olds be allowed to vote they should be allowed to vote a sixteen year old should have the right to vote i know many people my age that would. Knowing that sixteen year olds are allowed to vote, mps will override the power that they have and use young people's naivety to their advantage, forcing ideas on them it is also believed that young people this age do not tend to have a general interest in politics and they probably wouldn't vote if they were granted the chance.
Should 16 year old be allowed to vote we are entering a debating competition and we are to oppose the idea of 16 year old being able to vote so ideas are welcome, not only for the opposition but for the proposition also thank you x. Sixteen year olds can drive and they can get married but in canada, they can't vote green party leader andrew weaver wants to change that weaver introduced private members legislation on. I don't think teens should be allowed to vote there are teens (and adults, too) who don't care about the president, the government or our laws those of us who do care are better off waiting to reach age 18, so that we can be more informed about what we're voting for. Sixteen-year old's shouldn't be allowed to vote one main reason is that they're just too young it is important for teenagers to learn about canada and the.
Nine good reasons for extending voting rights to 16 and 17 year olds young people of 16-18 years of age did not vote more radically than the adult population but. The united states ratified the 26th amendment in 1971 after weighing the pros and cons of lowering the voting age from 21 to 18 today, there is a growing movement to allow teenagers aged 16 and 17 to vote in elections the trend is a cause for debate, however, as some remain in favor of the change. Sixteen- and 17-year-olds deserve the right to vote on issues that affect them on the local level further, voting is the most reliable way for ordinary citizens to influence the government lowering the voting age would force local politicians to listen to sixteen- and 17-year-olds and address their concerns. Young people should be given more than just our voices to make change should teenagers be allowed to vote be the push ontario needs to lower the voting age to 16 young people. I was very impressed with a recent article outlining why the voting age should be and ready to vote changing the voting age to 16 people are allowed to do these things because they are.
16 year-olds should not be given the right to vote if we don't trust them to responsibly drink for example you can have sex at 16, but you cannot drink until you are 18 should we give the vote to people who we do not recognise as mature enough to drink or to see the blair witch project. One good reason that kids should get to vote is that they are, after all, people as people, they have interests as citizens, they should be allowed to. Should 16-year-olds be allowed to vote young people should vote on the eu referendum | polly toynbee harold wilson dropped the voting age from 21 to 18 in 1970 (i voted for the first time. Should 16-year-olds be given the vote people are first eligible to vote sixteen- and 17-year-olds should become enthused about politics at school, so that by the time they turn 18 they're. A lethbridge city councillor wants to see the voting age in municipal elections lowered to 16 should 16-year-olds be allowed to vote by shannon greer reporter global news canada toronto.
De jong has said that we need to create a culture of engagement by getting young people to the polls earlier, and that means lowering the voting age count the number of canada goose. There's plenty of ways that people of any age can be engaged [in the political process] you don't have to vote just to be involved in it, beauchamp said i think my kids are a. So should the voting age be lowered to 16 my answer is hell no report post like reply duoatrat 1 if we allowed immature people to vote, the elections would. Should the voting age be lowered to 16 stand up be counted canada's voting system how to get young people to vote.
Lowering the voting age would also mean that schools would have a good reason to start teaching the basics of politics if their pupils will be allowed to vote, then schools should have a. Based off the list top 10 reasons kids under the age of 18 should be allowed to vote in government elections by bluetopazicevanilla. Vote early, vote often why the voting age should be lowered to 16 that growing numbers of young people may not vote at all sixteen-year-olds, by contrast, can easily be added to it and.
Bill c-213 would amend the canada elections act to lower the voting age first nations could not vote, and people had to be 21 years of age sixteen and 17-year-olds were also allowed. In this case, it is best to decide on a specific age at which people should begin voting and argue why people of that specific age are ready for the responsibility: sixteen-year-olds should be allowed to vote in canadian elections because they have already begun to take on adult responsibilities and learn about government in school.
Should 16-year-olds be allowed to vote january 8, 2014 i don't sixteen years old would be the appropriate age to be able to vote at sixteen people have a. Diane abbott has faced ridicule after she claimed 16-year-olds should be allowed to vote if they are able to fight for their country the legal age a soldier can be sent to a combat zone is 18. This map shows legal voting age around the world a voting age is a minimum age established by law that a person must attain to be eligible to vote in a public.