At Forbes, David Davenport questions whether young people are even interested in voting.
If it is a question of maturity, researchers generally agree that the brain is still developing until the mid-20s, with moral reasoning and abstract thought coming later in the cycle than previously thought.
This writer argues the age of voting should be higher than it is. Kids just don't understand.
It’s a maturity thing. Most young voters simply aren’t emotionally stable and mature enough to be entrusted with a presidential election vote, and also lack skin in the game (income, assets, career, etc.)