Agreement to revise the legal voting age to 18 years old in Taiwan

The News Lens
Date: 2016/12/15
By: Mo Tz-pin

Demonstrators holding sunflowers shout slogans in front of the Presidential Office in Taipei Photo Credit: REUTERS/達志影像

Legislators are on track to revise the legal voting age in Taiwan from 20 years old to 18 years old, United Daily News reports.

The Internal Administration Committee of the Legislative Yuan, Taiwan’s parliament, is reviewing a proposed amendment to the Referendum Act today. The amendment, which at this stage enjoys bipartisan support, will be sent for a second reading after it passes the review.   [SOURCE]

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