If you are old enough to get a Maryland driver's license, you will be old enough to vote in the City of Takoma Park’s municipal election in November.
The amendments, proposed by council members Tim Male and Seth Grimes, sparked debate in the city.
“We thought it was the right thing to allow them to participate,” Grimes told Patch in March, saying that he has met many engaged 16- and 17-year-old Takoma Park residents.
in March that her children “are focused on being teenagers," and not so much on the issues of city government.
Councilman Fred Schultz was the only vote Monday against the amendments, which also establish same-day voter registration and allow felons who have served their sentence to vote, The Gazette reported.