Elizabeth Warren Wants 16-Year-Olds to Pre-Register to Vote

Democratic Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Democratic Georgia Rep. Nikema Williams introduced the Youth Voting Rights Act On Monday, which would require states to establish voting pre-registration processes for 16 and 17-year-olds.

Under the mandate, every state will be forced to implement a process under which “individuals may apply to register to vote in elections for Federal office in the State at any time on or after the date on which the individual turns 16 years of age” to ensure they can vote as soon as they turn 18.

The Democratic Party has been increasingly losing voters as President Joe Biden’s approval rating is still below 40%. New voter registration data found that more than one million voters in more than 40 states have switched to the Republican Party this past year, according to PBS.

However, Democrats tend to have an advantage among younger voters. 55% of likely voters prefer Democratic leadership, while only 34% prefer Republican leadership, according to a 2022 Harvard Youth Poll.

Additionally, the younger Americans are, the more likely they are to hold liberal beliefs;  the average American was more likely to identify as politically liberal at…


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