Record turnout for Islington Youth Council vote

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Record turnout for Islington Youth Council vote
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Young people flexed their democratic muscle and turned out in their thousands to vote in Islington’s Youth Council elections.

A record number of votes were cast in schools and youth hubs on polling day (29 November) to elect 12 youth councillors for Islington, who will represent the voices and views of their peers on Islington’s Youth Council.

Some 5,815 young people went to the ballot box, an increase of more than 600 on 2015. In all 33 candidates stood for election, with voting open to everyone aged between 11 and 17 who lives or is educated in the borough.

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Record turnout for Islington Youth Council vote


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