Ireland – 150,000 young people not registered to vote

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150,000 young people not registered to vote
Vital young people make their voices heard in the debate, Yes campaign meeting told

Tue, May 1, 2018
Pat Leahy

Over 150,000 young people are not on the electoral register and will be ineligible to vote, a campaign meeting for Youth for Yes, an umbrella group for a number of youth organisations advocating for a Yes vote was told yesterday.

Europe minister Helen McEntee urged young people present to make sure they were registered to vote and remind their friends that if they were not registered, they would be unable to vote in the referendum.

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