The Voting Age Should Be Legal

1323 WordsDec 15, 20156 Pages
Twenty-one year olds are mature enough to make important decisions such as voting. Most countries around the world have established a voting age. Voting is a topic of heated debate in the United States due to difference of opinions between the democrat and republican parties. In the United States the voting age has been reduced from twenty-one years old to eighteen years old. Even though the voting age was reduced, some people have been lobbying in order to reduce the voting age to sixteen. Reducing the legal age for voting is a bad idea, because the younger generation lacks the capability of having an informed decision for voting. Although some people believed that the legal voting age should be lower than eighteen, on the other hand others believe it should be returned to twenty-one. The legal voting age should be returned to twenty-one because the majority of people over twenty-one are more educated about politics than an eighteen year old. People who are over twenty-one are not easily influenced by people’s opinions and are more capable of evaluating future outcomes. The legal voting age should be returned to twenty-one, because people over twenty-one are more educated about politics. People under the age of twenty-one tend to focus more on social media and school. However, most people under the age of twenty-one do not understand how much politics and government affects their life. If you go to any college campus and talk with eighteen-year-old student, you may find out

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