Martha Healey-Nelson

17-year-olds can vote in upcoming primary election

Many of you have marched in the streets; here is another way to change what matters to you.

Have you ever been frustrated that your elders choose candidates? A barrier has been removed.

Did you know that Vermont is one of 21 states that allow underage voting in presidential primaries and 16 states that allow it in congressional primary voting?

Vermonters, if your 18th birthday occurs on or before Nov. 3, 2020, you may vote in both congressional and presidential primaries.

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