Should 17 year olds be able to vote in city elections? If you ask the young activists at the United Teen Empowerment Center in Lowell, you’ll get a resounding yes. They are working for a home-rule petition that would give Lowell voters the right to lower the voting age to 17 for city elections. They say he believe teens deserve a say in decision that affect them, and their efforts are gaining attention on Beacon Hill.
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