Austria is the only country in Europe where young people are already allowed to vote at the age of 16. When it comes to European elections this is especially interesting because young EU citizen living in Austria are also allowed to vote.
In our Fact Sheet you can find more information on the Austrian situation and the reasons behind the decision.
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In many other European countries vote@16 is a big issue. Mainly the National Youth Council push forward to lower the voting age. On this page you can also find a link list to campaigns from all over Europe.