Supporters of 16-17 year old voting should follow the science, a Ph.D. says.
Vermont House members overrode Gov. Phil Scott’s veto of Brattleboro’s charter change to allow teenagers to vote.
The House of Representatives today overrode Gov. Phil Scott’s veto of a bill allowing 16-year-olds to vote and hold office in Brattleboro.
The Legislature shouldn’t lower the age of voting while raising the age of criminal accountability, Gov. Scott said in his veto of teenage voting in Brattleboro.
The Legislature is poised to give Brattleboro teens the right to vote, run for office and levy taxes. The voting margins appear veto-proof.