Arguments Against Lowering The Voting Age

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The debate regarding whether the voting age should be lowered or remain the same has become yet another issue of partisan politics. Those in favor of lowering the voting age tend to lean to the left while those in favor of keeping our current voting age tend to lean to the right. Both sides have valid points to be made no doubt. However, the majority of politicians against lowering the voting age belong to the party of voter suppression, the GOP.

For what it's worth, I will say that I'm glad I wasn't able to vote when I was sixteen. Looking back I was totally oblivious to the political process and all my views were parroting whatever my parents would be ranting and raving at the time. Regardless, if lowering the voting age increases
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