Why do you have to be 18 to vote?
If the children voted, they may make the wrong decision and the person they vote for may turn the area into a disaster if that person is elected. When you are 18, you will understand who and why you are voting for that person.
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On July 7, 1971, the voting age became 18 when the 26th amendment to the US constitution was certified as having been ratified.
Not in most (if any) United States precincts. The voting age in the US was twenty-one until 1972.
The voting age used to be 21. but the government changed it to 18 during the Vietnam war because many 18 - 20 year olds were sent into the war to fight, and it was only fair t…hat they got a say in the next leader of their country since they were serving their country (the USA)
The number of electoral votes foreach state is equal to the sum of its number of Senators and itsnumber of Representatives in the U.S. House of Representatives.Based on the 20…10 Census, there are 14 members of the U.S. House ofRepresentatives from Michigan. Therefore, Michigan has 16 electoralvotes.
The pro's are that you get to have say in what is happening in your community, and or state. The con's is probably that many people that turn 18 are still not fully mature.
Nobody in the U.S. has to vote when they get to the age of 18.
You have to be 17 to vote in Israel.
Oh you can vote at the age 11 unless your in...
The voting age is set to 18 since at that age, people are allowed to serve the country. If they are allowed to serve the country at that age, they should be allowed to vote.
It was 21 but by the time of the Vietnam War people argued that if you could be in the armed service at 18, you should be able to vote at 18
In 1971 by the 26th Amendment to the US Constitution.. This way because 18 year olds could be drafted into the Vietnam War but could not vote in the government they were figh…ting for.
Probably not. In the US the voting age was 21 until July 1, 1971.
On June 30, 1971, Ohio becomes the 38th state to ratify the 26th amendment to the U.S. Constitution - lowering the voting age to eighteen.
19 is too old. And 17? Come on man, get real.