Young Londoners wanted for new City Hall election awareness campaign

London's youth are being encouraged to have their say. Photo: MayorWatch
London’s election organisers are looking for youngsters who are passionate about London and their local area to take part in a new voting awareness campaign.

The campaign is being organised by London Elects, the body which is overseeing this year’s Mayor and London Assembly elections.

Sarah Garrett says: “On 3 May, Londoners will be able to vote for the Mayor of London and 25 London Assembly members. These people make decisions that affect many aspects of your everyday life in London. 

“We want young people who love London as much as we do to join us to make sure that the capital’s young people know how to have their say on 3rd May.

“We’re looking for one teenager from every borough in London who will be celebrating their 18th birthday on 3 May, to join us and help our campaign to get young people out on polling day and have their say in this important election.”

Contact @LondonElects, on Facebook or email info@londonelects.org.uk to find out more and join the campaign.

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Comments

  1. Robin says

    Yes its good to ‘Brainwash’ the Young into liking an EU inspired assembly. Of course Young people should have an interest in Politics,ut Questioning Why 6 million people are not on Voting register needs to be addressed first