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US celebrates 40th anniversary of the 26th Amendment
Published: Friday, July 1, 2011
Updated: Monday, August 27, 2012 17:08
In the last presidential election, 18-to 24-year-old voters had the lowest turnout rate (49 percent) of the eligible voting age groups. However, the youngest voters were the only age group were the only voters to show an increasing voter turnout.
President Obama released a proclamation on the 40th anniversary of the 24th amendment: