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Should There Be An Age Limit On Voting?
There should be an age limit on voting.
Older people are more likely to suffer from cognitive issues which may affect their ability to cast an informed vote.
Older people are more likely to be loyal to a specific party without any knowledge about their candidate or their policies.
The elderly are out of touch with the needs of modern society.
Relative to the rest of the population, the elderly will not be affected by the election for as long, due to their age.
The elderly are more likely to have views that contradict the views of society. Some examples may be racism or homophobia. This can affect their voting.
The claim that the elderly are lacking knowledge about politics and society is an unfair stereotype.
Older generations have been granted the democratic right to vote. They should not lose that right because of age.
Witnessing decades of changes in governmental power, the elder have the wisdom to make an well-informed decision.
already feel like they're considered to be a burden upon society and that they're worthless. Taking away elderly peoples' right to vote would further stigmatize an already disenfranchised group of society.
Who is elected may create/remove policies which directly negatively affect the elderly. Allowing the elderly to vote ensures politicians may not freely do this.
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