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Arianna Nassiri

Arianna Nassiri

Commissioner Arianna Nassiri is a three-term City Commissioner in San Francisco, serving as Chair of the Civic Engagement committee. She is the youth leader of the Vote16 campaign, and authored the legislation which is on the November 2020 ballot as Proposition G. In addition to her civic career, she is a freshman at Georgetown University, and a writing fellow with Encore and the Op-Ed Project.

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Youth Power posters motivate high school students to vote during the Power California event in Norwalk on Wednesday, October 24, 2018. | Mindy Schauer/Digital First Media/Orange County Register via Getty Images
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Voting at a Younger Age Can Help Fortify America’s Electoral Democracy

Increasing inequality in society calls for a re-evaluation of national understandings of who and what a voter looks like, the precedent for enfranchisement expansion and reform, and what the possible consequences would be of lowering the voting age.
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