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  5/27/2014, Iyar 27, 5774

Child’s Rights Committee Fights to Lower Voting Age

The Knesset’s Committee on the Rights of the Child is formulating a proposal to amend the law regarding the legal voting age, lowering the current voting age from 18 to 17, the committee chairperson, Orly Levi-Abekasis announced on Tuesday.

Levi-Abekasis’s proposal to amend the law was discussed at a special meeting dedicated to the matter.