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Changing the Voting Age

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I know this will never happen. But I am 20. And 75% of the people my age should not be allowed to vote. They have no clue about the candidates. They have no clue about the issues. They have no idea what they're voting for. They vote with their @$$. I don't like this.
 

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If you are considered mature enough to join the military and put your life on the line for the country at 18 then you are old enough to vote.
 
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If you are considered mature enough to join the military and put your life on the line for the country at 18 then you are old enough to vote.

It isn't as much age as knowledge. Idk. Its an unfixable issue.
 

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I know this will never happen. But I am 20. And 75% of the people my age should not be allowed to vote. They have no clue about the candidates. They have no clue about the issues. They have no idea what they're voting for. They vote with their @$$. I don't like this.
Would you settle for a qualifying written test?
 

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If you are considered mature enough to join the military and put your life on the line for the country at 18 then you are old enough to vote.

It isn't as much age as knowledge. Idk. Its an unfixable issue.


If an intelligence test was necessary for voting we would have very low turn out on election day.
 
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If you are considered mature enough to join the military and put your life on the line for the country at 18 then you are old enough to vote.

It isn't as much age as knowledge. Idk. Its an unfixable issue.


If an intelligence test was necessary for voting we would have very low turn out on election day.

I am damn okay with that lol. I will take 10 intelligent voters over 1000 dumb ones.
 

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If you are considered mature enough to join the military and put your life on the line for the country at 18 then you are old enough to vote.

It isn't as much age as knowledge. Idk. Its an unfixable issue.


If an intelligence test was necessary for voting we would have very low turn out on election day.


If we had an intelligence test, we'd have no liberals in government = 100% certianty.:lol:
 

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I know this will never happen. But I am 20. And 75% of the people my age should not be allowed to vote. They have no clue about the candidates. They have no clue about the issues. They have no idea what they're voting for. They vote with their @$$. I don't like this.
Return the decision for voter qualifications to the states.
 

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I know this will never happen. But I am 20. And 75% of the people my age should not be allowed to vote. They have no clue about the candidates. They have no clue about the issues. They have no idea what they're voting for. They vote with their @$$. I don't like this.

There’d still be uninformed voters, regardless the age; and many 18 year olds are wiser than most in their 50s.

Return the decision for voter qualifications to the states.

Including literacy tests, poll taxes, and property requirements?

Your trust of state governments is naïve at best.
 
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I know this will never happen. But I am 20. And 75% of the people my age should not be allowed to vote. They have no clue about the candidates. They have no clue about the issues. They have no idea what they're voting for. They vote with their @$$. I don't like this.

There’d still be uninformed voters, regardless the age; and many 18 year olds are wiser than most in their 50s.

Return the decision for voter qualifications to the states.

Including literacy tests, poll taxes, and property requirements?

Your trust of state governments is naïve at best.

this is why I said its unfixable. I would like a very simple intelligence test. But somehow that would be perceived as sexist or racist or something like that.
 

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Honestly, I think the voting age should be raised to 25 with a short test. One that is based around knowledge of the people that you're voting for. If you don't know what your voting for you surely shouldn't vote.

Anyone within the military that's serving this nation should be allowed to vote no matter how young you're.
 

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I know this will never happen. But I am 20. And 75% of the people my age should not be allowed to vote. They have no clue about the candidates. They have no clue about the issues. They have no idea what they're voting for. They vote with their @$$. I don't like this.

There’d still be uninformed voters, regardless the age; and many 18 year olds are wiser than most in their 50s.

Return the decision for voter qualifications to the states.

Including literacy tests, poll taxes, and property requirements?

Your trust of state governments is naïve at best.

this is why I said its unfixable. I would like a very simple intelligence test. But somehow that would be perceived as sexist or racist or something like that.


That's all the left has is to call someone racist. It is pathetic!:lol::lol::lol:
 

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If you are considered mature enough to join the military and put your life on the line for the country at 18 then you are old enough to vote.

So how bout we only let teens who are in the military vote??

Personally all these movements, like Rock The Vote make me sick...they even lay guilt trips on these kids if they don't vote, and have no emphasis on understanding the issues.

If you're not informed it should be considered your civic duty NOT to vote.
 

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I know this will never happen. But I am 20. And 75% of the people my age should not be allowed to vote. They have no clue about the candidates. They have no clue about the issues. They have no idea what they're voting for. They vote with their @$$. I don't like this.

If your criteria is that the voter should actually INFORMED about who they're voting for then you are definitely in the wrong party. The average Republican voter is THEE most uninformed voter there is.

Political Animal - The ‘most consistently misinformed media viewers’


They should actually LOWER the voting age to 16 bub, not raise it. :cuckoo:
 
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I know this will never happen. But I am 20. And 75% of the people my age should not be allowed to vote. They have no clue about the candidates. They have no clue about the issues. They have no idea what they're voting for. They vote with their @$$. I don't like this.

If your criteria is that the voter should actually INFORMED about who they're voting for then you are definitely in the wrong party. The average Republican voter is THEE most uninformed voter there is.

Political Animal - The ‘most consistently misinformed media viewers’


They should actually LOWER the voting age to 16 bub, not raise it. :cuckoo:

Im not necessarily a Republican. I am a Pro-Business Conservative. The Republican party leans more towards this at the current time.
 

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If you are considered mature enough to join the military and put your life on the line for the country at 18 then you are old enough to vote.

So how bout we only let teens who are in the military vote??

Personally all these movements, like Rock The Vote make me sick...they even lay guilt trips on these kids if they don't vote, and have no emphasis on understanding the issues.

If you're not informed it should be considered your civic duty NOT to vote.



Tell that to the Fox news viewers.
 

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