Two measures pending in the Oregon Legislature seek to lower the voting age in Oregon. One of those measures, House Joint Resolution 20, proposes an amendment to the Oregon Constitution to lower the state’s voting age from 18 to 16.

But we’re more intrigued by House Bill 3206, a proposal from Oregon Rep. Ben Bowman, D-Tigard, which would allow 16- and 17-year-olds to vote — but only in elections for their local school boards.

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