via Washington, D.C., may let 16-year-olds vote for president. Is that a good idea? – AOL News

WASHINGTON — High school students marched to protest for gun control after the Parkland shooting in Florida and soon they might be marching straight to the voting booth in the nation’s capital.

Washington is on track to become the first place in the country to allow people as young as 16 to vote in federal elections, including for president, as the nation glimpses the emerging political power of the generation that follows millennials.

It’s part of a burgeoning movement in the U.S. and abroad as a growing number of cities and states consider ways to expand voting rights to younger people.

via Washington, D.C., may let 16-year-olds vote for president. Is that a good idea? – AOL News

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