February Roundup: 3 Must-Read Articles

Want to make sure you don’t miss the month’s best opinion pieces, deep dives, and analysis?  Here’s your monthly roundup of must-read articles on voting rights from around the web:

1.  Lowering the voting age has the potential to cause a “trickle up” effect, where allowing young people to vote makes their parents more likely to vote, as well.  This effect was observed in a study of families in Denmark and offers another reason to support lowering the voting age.

2.  Didn’t follow the ins and outs of the Pennsylvania redistricting caseThe Washington Post offers a neat recap of the new map drawn by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court in consultation with an independent redistricting expert and Republican’s subsequent calls for judicial impeachment.

3.  In a recent report on election security, the Center for American Progress assesses the election infrastructure in each state with an eye towards planning for the future.  They seek to establish a baseline of minimum standards necessary to help states secure their elections.

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