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Why It’s Important to Lower the Voting Age From 21 to 18

Qyira Yusri, Co-Founder, UNDI 18

11-Feb-21 14:00

Why It’s Important to Lower the Voting Age From 21 to 18

Recently, the Yang Dipertua Dewan Negara (President of the Senate), Tan Sri’ Dato’ Dr Rais Yatim claimed that the Pakatan Harapan government may have been hasty in gazetting the motion to lower the voting age from 21 to 18, and that politics is no place for school-going children. We discuss the contents of his statement, as well as the importance of lowering the voting age.

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Produced by: Dashran Yohan

Presented by: Tee Shiao Eek, Lim Sue Ann


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Tags:  The Bigger PictureThe Daily DigestMalaysiaVoting AgeTan Sri’ Dato’ Dr Rais YatimUNDI 18Lower Voting Age to 18Government/Regulatory/Policy MakingOther personality interviewsPolitics, News, Current Affairs


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