Maryland city lowers voting age for its elections to 16
A small Maryland city just outside the Washington, D.C., city limits has voted to lower the voting age for city elections to 16. The Takoma Park City Council voted 6-1 on Monday to allow 16- and 17-year-olds to vote in city elections starting in November. The council also voted to allow convicted felons who have served their time to vote.
source: Article 'Md. City Lowers Voting Age for Its Elections to 16'; www.nytimes.com/aponline/2013/05/14/us/ap-us-lower-voting-age-maryland-.html?smid=tw-share&_r=0; NYTimes.com (AP); 14 May 2013