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Free guide for voting age students

Hopes to engage 16-18 year olds in Island politics

Voting age students in the Isle of Man are going to receive a free guide in the run up to the General Election in September.

'The Island's Future' has been designed to encourage 16-18 year olds to engage in the political process.

Turnout in this age group has fallen since they were first given the right to vote in 2006.

As well as highlighting the importance of using your vote, the guide also provides information about how to register, constituencies and what to do on polling day. 

You can find a copy of the guide here.

Education Advisor with the Department of Education Joel Smith says it's important information is available to young people where they're most likely to look for it:

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