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Presidential Candidate Supports Lowering Voting Age

Written by NYRA Dec 22, 2003
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Children’s Press Line, caught some of the democratic presidential candidates after a debate. CPL’s reporters asked the candidates a couple of vital questions concerning America’s Youth. Perhaps most importantly, the candidates were asked what they thought of lowering the voting age. When asked for his opinion on the issue of the voting age, Ohio Congressman Dennis Kucinich had this to say: “It’s time to introduce legislation into the Congress for that. It’s a good idea.” This is a major victory for Youth Rights. A well known congressman and presidential candidate supports lowering the voting age. Perhaps equally exciting, the other candidates asked, were not overtly hostile to the idea. While NYRA cannot and does not support any political candidate, Congressman Kucinich is clearly in favor of lowering the voting age, our primary goal. The full story can be read here.

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