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Voting & Elections 05.4.2023

Supporters, opponents spar over Del. bill to reduce voting age for school board elections

"It really is a bold new idea and it would be great for the First State to be the first state to enact it."

Voting & Elections 04.27.2023

Bills to drop voting age, expand absentee voting in Delaware constitution heard in Dover

Claire Snyder-Hall, executive director of Common Cause Delaware, talks with 47 ABC about a bill that would change an outdated statute related to voting age, but leave in language that requires literacy tests, land ownership, and a minimum residency for voting.

Voting & Elections 04.27.2023

Op-ed: This is why Delaware needs to lower the voting age

"We need bold new ideas to increase participation in democracy through voting, and this could do that."

Voting & Elections 04.25.2023

Op-ed: Give youth a voice in school board elections

"Instill the value of civic responsibility in a new generation."

Voting & Elections 04.6.2023

16, 17 year olds in Delaware could soon vote in school board elections thanks to new bill

Claire Snyder-Hall talks with WMDT about a newly filed bill that would lower the voting age to 16 for school board elections in Delaware.

Voting & Elections 01.11.2023

Proposal would allow term limits for CT governor, add voter initiatives

"We at Common Cause are very interested in having as many people as possible participate in our elections, our government, to run for office, and be part of the process," said Cheri Quickmire, executive director of Common Cause Connecticut.

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