Welsh bill set to see 16- and 17-year-olds able to vote in local elections

Fiona Simpson
Monday, November 18, 2019

The Welsh Assembly looks set to lower the voting age for local elections in Wales to 16 in the biggest shake-up to the country’s voting system in 50 years.

Presiding officer for the Welsh Assembly Elin Jones praised the bill. Image: Plaid Cymru
Presiding officer for the Welsh Assembly Elin Jones praised the bill. Image: Plaid Cymru

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