Lowell Teens Lobby For The 17 Year-Old-Vote - Commonwealth Magazine

WILDER FLEMING - COMMONWEALTH MAGAZINE

WHEN IT COMES to ranking the interests of teenagers, political activism would presumably come low on the list, somewhere between heeding good advice and doing the laundry. But teens in Lowell are defying such thinking, as they campaign to lower the voting age from 18 to 17 in their city’s municipal elections.