The vote was bipartisan, with fully 32-2 voting yes. The house vote last week was lopsided as well. Stay tuned for more details from FairVote Rhode Island, which has done a terrific job in making the case for this bill.
FairVote sees our nation moving to a national norm, with an understanding that "you vote at 18, but can register at 16". Currently barely half of young adults who are eligible to vote are registered.