Votes at Sixteen? Surely Not!
Article first published online: 13 MAR 2013
© 2013 Political Studies Association
Volume 4, Issue 1, pages 36–37, April 2013
How to Cite
Denver, D. (2013), Votes at Sixteen? Surely Not!. Political Insight, 4: 36–37. doi: 10.1111/2041-9066.12011
- Issue published online: 13 MAR 2013
- Article first published online: 13 MAR 2013
The Scottish National Party's success in extending the franchise to 16 and 17 year olds in next year's independence referendum in Scotland will re-awaken calls for the voting age to be lowered for all elections in the UK. David Denver argues that such a change would be misguided and wrong.