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  •  most states don't have age limits (0+ / 0-)

    I could find no hint of an age requirement for office in Washington, except that one has to be a registered voter (and therefore at least 18).

    Age just plain isn't a consideration in Washington state politics.

    BTW, as I noted in my report on my Electoral College experience, one of the state's 2012 Electors was 18 years old. At the time he was chosen by his Congressional District caucus in May 2012, he wasn't yet old enough to register as a voter.

    Labor is prior to, and independent of, capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor, and could never have existed if labor had not first existed. Labor is the superior of capital, and deserves much the higher consideration. -- K.Marx A.Lincoln

    by N in Seattle on Tue Apr 30, 2013 at 12:02:05 PM PDT

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