New proposal lowers the voting age in NJ — for some races

Newark has already made the move. The entire Garden State may follow.

If new legislation becomes law, New Jersey could become the first state in the country to have such a rule on the books. The idea already has the support of the governor.

Bills introduced in the New Jersey Assembly and Senate would permit 16- and 17-year-olds to cast a vote in local school board elections

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