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Why do you have to be 18 to vote?

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If the children voted, they may make the wrong decision and the person they vote for may turn the area into a disaster if that person is elected. When you are 18, you will understand who and why you are voting for that person.
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When was the voting age lowered to 18?

On July 7, 1971, the voting age became 18 when the 26th amendment to the US constitution was certified as having been ratified.

Why the voting age is 18?

The voting age used to be 21. but the government changed it to 18 during the Vietnam war because many 18 - 20 year olds were sent into the war to fight, and it was only fair t

Why does Michigan have 18 electoral votes?

The number of electoral votes foreach state is equal to the sum of its number of Senators and itsnumber of Representatives in the U.S. House of Representatives.Based on the 20

Why is the Voting Age 18?

The voting age is set to 18 since at that age, people are allowed to serve the country. If they are allowed to serve the country at that age, they should be allowed to vote.

Why voting age should be 18?

It was 21 but by the time of the Vietnam War people argued that if you could be in the armed service at 18, you should be able to vote at 18

When did the vote go down to 18?

  In 1971 by the 26th Amendment to the US Constitution.   This way because 18 year olds could be drafted into the Vietnam War but could not vote in the government they