In the debate about this at the plenary session in the state parliament on Thursday, Interior Senator Iris Spranger spoke of an important new regulation for more participation in the elections to the House of Representatives.
Younger people are just as affected by state political decisions.
By lowering the voting age, they would have a greater right of co-determination, the SPD politician argued.
She rejected criticism that minors are not mature enough to do so.
"People can form an opinion at 16 just as easily as at 18."2 days, 10 hours назад @ berlin.de