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Corbyn’s Success With Youth Serves As A Reminder That Voting Age Should Not Be Lowered

Corbyn’s Success With Youth Serves As A Reminder That Voting Age Should Not Be Lowered

Matt Cooper June 18, 2017 1

As we reflect on the outcome of the General Election, it is no coincidence that Jeremy Corbyn’s Marxist manifesto was popular amongst young people. Whilst many will agree that engaging young people in politics

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Fear of UKIP leads to EU wide campaign to increase voting age to 25

Fear of UKIP leads to EU wide campaign to increase voting age to 25

Backbencher March 28, 2014 6

  The predicted success of “populist” political parties like UKIP in the upcoming EU elections is being cited by a campaign group as a key reason to increase the voting age to 25. Using

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Lower the Voting Age to 16? No! Raise it to 21

Lower the Voting Age to 16? No! Raise it to 21

Richard Elliott September 18, 2013 2

Something wicked this way comes. Next week the British Isles shall be rocked by the rite of passage known as ‘Freshers Week’. This annual event is the first inebriated outing into the real world

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Votes at 16 – Unnecessary and Unhelpful

Victoria Monro March 13, 2013 5

  As Scotland sets the wheels in motion to lower the voting age to 16, Victoria Monro puts forward her case for leaving it at 18. It’s interesting to consider many individuals’ motive for

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