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Young people urged to vote over weekend

National News // Oct. 14, 2019

Young people are being urged to vote ahead of the Federal Parliamentary Elections on Sunday. 

Pixabay Young people urged to vote over weekend

A report from the Swiss Centre of Social Scientists say 20% of voters never vote. They include the young and those on a lower income. 

Also, those born to immigrant parents often don’t visit the polling booth. 

It’s hoped the current climate strikes will persuade more younger voters to make the effort this time around. 


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