A major American city may soon allow 16-year-olds to vote — and others could follow suit

San Francisco residents will be casting ballots in November to determine not just who should be in the White House, but if the city should be allowing 16- and 17-year-olds to vote in local elections.

A similar measure introduced in 2016 narrowly failed with 48 percent of the vote, but local activists and organizers are confident that it will pass that this time.

“I really think that Vote 16 will help youth of color in San Francisco establish the habit of voting at an earlier age, and really…

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