Not everyone knows how the government works. That is one of the reasons I think the voting should stay. I believe so. The laws can be confusing for law makers let alone young adults. But recently gerrymandering has become more controversial because people feel that it has taken away their rights as a voter and it swings the votes to one side by a big percentage.
World War II, the argument over reducing the voting age from 21 to 18 was a long-debated topic that continued over to the Vietnam War. This debate started because men who were under the age of 21 were denied voting rights but were being enlisted to fight for the United States. While the United States was focused on WWII, President Roosevelt decreased the military draft age so that people who were 18 were able to be drafted into the military. Young people tend to vote on single topics, for single issue parties and in referendums more than elections. Nonetheless, the political system and the established parties and politicians. Currently, the voting age is
The voting age should be lowered to allow 16 and 17 year olds to vote. According to the federal Voting Rights Act of , a 6th grade education is all that is required for. Many people today see this as a major issue; however, a major argument has risen on how to solve this problem. One of the solutions that have been considered is lowering the voting age to 16 to get younger Americans votes. However many Americans think that this is crazy to allow 16 and 17 year olds to vote.
In the United States, the legal age for voting stands at eighteen, this is an age that has been lowered from twenty-one due to statue reform. Every citizen has the right to vote, yet so many choose not to. Especially in the presidential election, the voting rate turnout had decreased steadily. There are many reasons leading to people who are not interested.