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PUSHING FOR A 17-YEAR OLD VOTE

12.20.2007


Hey, if they're old enough to got to war for their country, they're old enough to vote for the President that will send them to war. Pushing to Restore a Vote at 17 - washingtonpost.com

"Maryland's two major political parties stepped up efforts yesterday to overturn an obscure change in state policy that denies about 50,000 17-year-olds the right to vote in the coming presidential primary. For decades, Maryland residents could register at age 17 as long as they turned 18 by the date of the general election in November. The law was interpreted to mean that a 17-year-old could vote in a primary election."
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