Election 2019 : Are Britain's Youth Finally Waking Up ?


The youth of the UK are registering to vote in record numbers.

Just in one 24 hour period yesterday, more than 300,000 people, including over 200,000 under-35s, and 100,000 under-25s registered to vote in what is thought to be ...
the largest surge in pre-election registration in UK political history.
The race to join the Electoral Roll took place on the unofficial National Voter Registration Day declared by campaigners and backed by civil society groups and trade unions with the social media hashtag #RegisterToVote.

In 2017, one of the key factors in Theresa May losing her majority was what became known as the 'Youthquake'. And it's happening again ... and bigger.
An Electoral Commission spokesperson said ...
It’s great to see so many organisations working alongside us to encourage people to register to vote. These efforts are clearly delivering results.
However, with up to one in six people potentially unregistered there is more work to do to ensure that they can register by the 26 November deadline. It only takes five minutes to register at gov.uk/register-to-vote.

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