Dozens of 17-year-olds voted illegally in 2016 presidential primaries, Elections Commission says

The state saw at least 60 cases of 17-year-olds voting illegally during the 2016 spring primaries, according to a report the Elections Commission will submit to the Legislature.
Elections Commission spokesman Reid Magney said that was a significant increase from prior elections, which had seen only a handful of these cases.
The report, which commissioners will review at their meeting tomorrow, notes some political campaigns "were providing false information" that indicated 17-year-olds could vote in the April primary if they turned 18 by the November general election. Other states let teenage ...

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