Tag: Voting

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Give our youth a say in their future

In Scotland, people who were 16 and older were able to vote in the Independence Referendum in 2014. Subsequently, it was thought that the expansion of the electorate to include teenagers swung the result of the referendum so that Scotland did not become an independent country.  As someone who was two weeks too young to…

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Deadline to register to vote approaching

While the stress of the rapidly approaching exam season and the excitement – for those with tickets – of Radio 1’s Big Weekend are currently fighting to take up space in UEA students’ brains, there is one other important date to mark on our increasingly full calendars. The 20th of April – only a few…

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Election Countdown

The general election is just around the corner, and yet, we have been very much thrown into the deep end. Political pundits say that this will be the longest election in history, so is no surprised that the rhetoric and name calling has already begun, but what is more crucial is that it will be…

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