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@ISIDEWITHDiscuss this answer...6yrs

No, and voters should be required to pass a basic test demonstrating their understanding of politics in order to vote

@ISIDEWITHDiscuss this answer...6yrs

@9859NHV answered…6hrs

No, but if you are under 15 you should not get to vote for antything.

@97ZPBTJfrom Alberta  answered…6 days

Yes, if they are evaluated as having a good understanding of their political view

@97ZJYB8from British Columbia  answered…7 days

It should be ages 18-50. They’re going to die soon and don’t understand newer issues so why should they get a say in anything.

@97XZV4WConservativefrom Ontario  answered…2wks

yes and no as long as they know who they are voting for and have done their research

@97VST8Yfrom Quebec  answered…2wks

@97T4JZCConservativefrom Ontario  answered…2wks

No, either keep it at 18 or raise it to 25, where most people's brains are fully developed

@97SL85NLiberalfrom Nova Scotia  answered…2wks

The voting age stays the same, but any foreigner that is new and wants a say in voting (and is paying taxes) can vote, maybe just a year before the minimum voting age.

@97SGTYMfrom Ontario  answered…2wks

@97RNQFKfrom Ontario  answered…3wks

Yes, and underage (17 and younger) voters should be required to pass a basic test demonstrating their understanding of politics in order to vote

@97NRTW8from Ontario  answered…3wks

Keep it at the age where the voter is considered an adult. Up to them to educate themselves on politics.

@97JDDRJfrom Alberta  answered…3wks

@9763RF3from British Columbia  answered…1mo

No, but there can be a restriction on people above a certain age voting.

@974YJP4Liberalfrom Ontario  answered…1mo

Yes, but only if the person who is under 18 shows a good level of understanding of politics in order to vote.

@974GZZCfrom Alberta  answered…1mo

Citizens who choose to not contribute to society ( welfare, unemployed etc) should not be allowed to vote

@96Z72XKfrom British Columbia  answered…1mo

Teenagers are clueless about the world and consequences. An age group notorious for being easily influenced should not even be listened to or considered.

@96RTBYZfrom Ontario  answered…1mo

Educated tax paying and tested on knowledge of system and what are the platforms and policies up for election

@96R332Nfrom Ontario  answered…1mo

Voters should be able to pass a short basic knowledge quiz in order to vote.

@96LZ6W7New Democraticfrom Ontario  answered…1mo

No, and voters should be required to pass a basic and widley acessible test demonstrating their understanding of politics in order to vote

@96L62C5from Ontario  answered…2mos

@96HNPQ7Greenfrom Ontario  answered…2mos

@96GH4P2Communistfrom British Columbia  answered…2mos

yes because the younger generation is going to shape the future and a lot of us have a ton of good input.

@96G9ZKRfrom Alberta  answered…2mos

it shoudl be 16 since in school we learn what each party is talking about

@96FFN4Wfrom New Brunswick  answered…2mos

The legal age of voting should be put to 16 + and have all voters require to pass a basic test demonstrating their understanding of politics in order to vote

@968FGG2Liberalfrom Nova Scotia  answered…2mos

Everyone 16+ gets one vote, everyone who can pass a comprehensive test agreed to by political parties representing 90 percent plus of Canadians should get an additional vote

@967V2B4from Alberta  answered…2mos

@965DR5Mfrom Alberta  answered…2mos

I think the voting age should be 16 if you are old enough to drive you should be able to vote

@9647RF8from Ontario  answered…2mos

@963MH6Bfrom Ontario  answered…2mos

@95XSVNVLiberalfrom British Columbia  answered…2mos

@95K5YQGfrom British Columbia  answered…3mos

I think there's an argument to be made that because younger people are learning about different things, it would be a great way to get them involved with the democratic system and learn about different candidates and what they stand for/against. But at the same time, we do run the risk of politicians manipulating young, vulnerable people into voting for them because they're not smart enough. Overall, that also happens with adults as well, so we can't really say we have the high ground like Obi-Wan said to Anakin, so we should be open to it.

@95GZTRNfrom Ontario  answered…3mos

Lowering the age of voting isn't expected to impact voter turnout significantly, thuis making it meaningless to do so.

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