Question of the Day: Should teens have a say in school board elections?


Here is the Question of the Day:

Delaware’s school board elections will be May 9, and voter participation has been on the decline statewide in recent years. House Bill 96 seeks to remedy that and to cultivate civic interest by allowing 16- and 17-year-olds to vote for school board members. Minors ages 14-17 are allowed a permit to work, and those who are 16 and 17 can be issued a Level 1 learner's permit for driving, both of which come with a certain level of responsibility. Should they also be allowed to vote in school board elections? 

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