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Beyond anecdotes on lowering the voting age: new evidence from Scotland

Eichhorn, Jan (2018) Beyond anecdotes on lowering the voting age: new evidence from Scotland. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (02 Jan 2018). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

What should the minimum age be for citizens to vote in an election? Drawing on debates over reducing the voting age in the UK, Jan Eichhorn writes that while normative arguments and personal stories tend to be given prominence in discussions about lowering the voting age, it is crucial to review the evidence so that empirical arguments prevail.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog
Additional Information: © 2018 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN1187 Scotland
Sets: Collections > LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog
Date Deposited: 20 Jun 2018 11:24
Last Modified: 10 Jun 2019 23:15
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/88420

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