The Elections Team have created a dedicated webpage for young voters to participate and engage in upcoming elections. You can find out more information below.
- We have launched our youth participation and engagement programme around the Highlands.
- This week (30 January – 5 February) is Welcome to Your Vote week which is the ideal time to start conversations with young people about democracy, politics, and all aspects of voting.
Welcome to your vote week
- Welcome to your vote week, is a whole week dedicated to getting those 14+ to register to vote. Voting is your key to democracy.
- If you have already registered, don’t worry there is no need to re-register again.
- Each election has a different voting process, If you were lucky enough to be old enough to vote in the local government election in May 2022; you would have voted using the Single Transferable Vote (STV) method.
- Here are some helpful videos explaining each voting system:
Here are some video resources for you learn more and get involved in our #democracy.
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