VOTE AT 16: THE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TRYING TO LOWER THE VOTING AGE FOR SCHOOL BOARD ELECTIONS
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With the November midterms less than a month away, we’ve spent a lot of time talking about voters— young voters, women voters, independents. So, now we’re talking about a group of high schoolers who are not voting but would like to. Specifically, these Alhambra students want to be able to vote for their district’s school at age 16, because they say 16 is old enough to weigh in on who makes up board that oversees their schools.