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He is the executive director of the National Youth Rights Association (NYRA), which advocates lowering the voting age.
28 story in the Salem Statesman Journal reported that Saxton, at a candidates forum, said, "When I was in high school in Albany and ultimately at Willamette (University), I was one of the leaders of the state effort in Oregon to lower the voting age to 18.
Ninety-nine percent of citizens of voting age in Bayfield, Wise.
In recent years many states have introduced bills to lower the voting age.
Plaid Cymru also supports lowering the voting age to 16 and calls for wider changes to the electoral system.
5 million extra young people across the UK would be able to take part if the voting age were lowered for the general election.
Peers this week agreed an amendment to the Wales Bill to devolve power to the National Assembly to set the voting age for a future referendum on income tax powers after NUS Wales joined other organisations in pushing for the enfranchisement of more young people after their successful participation in the Scottish referendum.
The debate result is not binding and a spokesman for David Cameron said the Government had no plans to change the voting age.
The SNP have been pushing to lower the voting age to 17 or 16 as they believe more young people are in favour of independence.
If we do lower the voting age to 16, when will we hear cries to give 14-year-olds the vote?
With that data, we've built an interactive application to visualize Texas' voting age populations.
Shiite Amal Movement MP Ayyoub Homayyed rued on Sunday Lebanon's failure to lower the minimum voting age from 21 to 18 and urged the government to shun the Arab League Summit in Libya, according to the Beirut daily AN NAHAR on Monday.