Lawmakers missing boat on '17' vote - 7.20.12

 

LOWELL SUN

Since everyone decries the habitually low voter turnout locally and around the country, we'd think lawmakers would jump at the chance to increase the pool of likely voters.

Especially those filled with youthful enthusiasm at the vanguard of gaining that privilege for 17-year-olds in the city of Lowell.

In the case of this state's Legislature, the answer is apparently no.

 


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