Help lower the voting age to 16!

🗣URGENT CALL TO ACTION! Help Next Up Action Fund lower the voting age in Oregon to 16 by submitting supportive testimony.

✨There are two proposals being heard by the Oregon Legislature on February 21st. HJR 20 will lower the voting age to 16 fully. HB 3206 will allow 16 and 17-year-olds to vote in school district elections. Lowering the Voting Age to 16, is one of Next Up Action Fund’s priority bills this session. We know civic habits are more likely to stick when developed at a younger age. Research suggests that allowing 16 and 17-year-olds to vote can improve voter turnout, spur civic engagement, and encourage effective civics education. We need your help to get it over the finish line!

How to Submit Testimony

  1. Decide which bill you’d like to submit testimony for – both of course, are welcome. Just make sure to change the bill numbers in your document.
  2. Find our testimony template here and customize your copy!
  3. Save a pdf of your testimony.
  4. Submit your testimony! Remember to mark support. Written testimony is due by Feb 23rd at 1:00 PM

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