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Social media campaign to encourage 16-18 year old voters

Youth Vote IM to try and tempt people to the polls

It's hoped young people in the Isle of Man will be encouraged to vote by a new social media based campaign.

Youth Vote IM has been set up to try and increase voter turnout in 16-18 year olds.

The Isle of Man gave those aged 16 and over the vote in 2006 but since then, in House of Keys elections, the number taking up that opportunity has fallen.

First time voters Archie Elliot and Oliver Sykes are behind the idea - Archie explains how the campaign will work:

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