Georgia Gen Z High School Students Turning 18—It’s Time to Register and Vote

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This article was provided by Voice2Vote.org, a project of American Forum.

“Even though I can’t vote for a few years, I can still use my voice to amplify the voices of others, all the while doing so for my own opinions and thoughts,” writes Riya Goel. (photo courtesy of American Forum)

I can’t vote, but I need people who can vote to vote. As a 16-year-old from New Jersey, there is only so much that I can do as a youth—and often, people in power don’t take us seriously because we don’t have spending power, we can’t support them monetarily, or they assume that we don’t care, or won’t know enough to get into the specifics or challenge them or their thoughts.  

I’d argue that youth care more than anyone in the world, for it is their future that legislators are making decisions for—without any input from them.  

Gen Z is an internet generation….

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