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Voting age in Japan to be lowered from 20 to 18

Japan is to lower its voting age for the first time in seven decades. The change will allow 18 and 19-year-olds to have a say in elections.

The government thinks it will help young people feel more engaged in politics.

The BBC went to find out what some young voters in Tokyo think about the changes.

  • 17 Jun 2015
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