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This city lowers voting age to 16! Published: May 15, 2013

All councilmembers and the mayor are up for re-election in Takoma Park, and they’ll now have to answer to a new constituency, reports WJLA.

Councilman Male is one of six councilmembers who voted for the measure that passed, allowing 16 and 17 year olds, along with convicted felons who have served their time, to vote in city elections beginning this November.

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