House Bill 112 http://wkms.org en Proposal to Lower Eligibility Age For Local Offices Clears Senate Committee http://wkms.org/post/proposal-lower-eligibility-age-local-offices-clears-senate-committee <p>The minimum age to run for office in Kentucky could soon drop.</p><p>House Bill 112 is a on track to clear the General Assembly soon. It would allow 21-year-olds to run for mayor and 18-year-olds to run for councils in Kentucky cities and towns. Currently, council members must be 21 and mayors must be 25.</p><p>The bill has already cleared the House and it passed a Senate committee today.</p><p>&ldquo;If the electorate sees fit to elect someone who is 18 or 21 to various offices then God bless them and send them on their way,&rdquo; says Bill sponsor Adam Koenig.</p> Wed, 21 Mar 2012 19:19:33 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 17325 at http://wkms.org Proposal to Lower Eligibility Age For Local Offices Clears Senate Committee