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Talking Points: Voting age in Takoma Park, marijuana and Enron

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Are 16 year olds in Takoma Park voting? The city is considering lowering the voting age to 16, though it can only do so in local elections for mayor and city council, not the congressional or presidential contests. The federal voting age was set at 18 in 1971, but Takoma officials said lowering the age could help ensure that the teenagers will become active voters for life. The council is...

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