Newark City Council Slated for Historic Voting Age Vote

On Wednesday, Jan. 10 at 12:30 p.m., Newark City Council members will vote on an historic ordinance lowering the voting age to 16 for school board elections, which, if passed, would make Newark the first city in New Jersey and the second largest city in the country to lower the voting age to 16 for an election.

The NJ Institute for Social Justice and other advocates, including impacted young people, will testify in support of this landmark ordinance.

At 4 p.m., a press conference will be held following the vote with Mayor Ras Baraka, Council President LaMonica McIver, New Jersey Institute for Social President & CEO Ryan Haygood and other Council Members and advocates, including students, who championed this ordinance.

 

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One response to “Newark City Council Slated for Historic Voting Age Vote”

  1. What’s next the democrats want will look to put voting machines in daycare centers. It wouldn’t be a surprise since they want to indoctrinate the young as early as possible.

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