The legislature recently passed the third reading of a constitutional amendment to lower the voting age to 18, and the referendum will be held on Nov. 26.
Lee Chin-yung, Chairperson, Central Election Commission: “In addition to electing local officials, we will also hold a referendum on a constitutional amendment voted on by citizens for the first time. We will get our ballots and cast our votes. Don't forget to get your referendum ballot after you get your election ballot.”
The Central Election Commission said there are an estimated 19.3 million eligible voters, including 760,000 first-time voters. If the referendum passes, the age to vote in elections, recalls, initiatives, and referendums will be lowered to 18.