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Good News :Malaysia reduce voting age to 18!

The parliament has unanimously agreed to lower the voting age to 18 years old and we are ecstatic! For many weeks, the government has been mulling over lowering the voting age to 18 years old. While some people were against it, many stood for it as our Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq worked tirelessly to get this bill approved.
After 211 parliament members voted to lower the voting age, our government has reached a milestone by achieving the First Constitutional Amendment since 2009.
In a tweet by journalist Sumisha Naidu, we learnt that the bill will also enable automatic voter registration and allow a second reading for lowering the election candidates’ age to 18 years old. You can read her entire Twitter thread on the issue below:

According to ChannelNews Asiaunregistered voters who are 21 years old and above will be also automatically registered in the new system. Well, isn’t this great! 
Following the passing of the bill, many congratulated Syed Saddiq and the parliament for working together towards bringing a positive change in this country.
Some even said that this is the first step towards bipartisanship, where both the government and opposition work hand in hand to better the country
This article first appear in says.Com

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