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Young voters urged to share their thoughts on elections

Electoral Commission members from left to right: Peter Whiteway, Karen Ramsay, Michelle Norman, Sally Bolton, and Nigel Davis.

Electoral Commission seeking all views

Young voters on the Isle of Man are being encouraged to share their views on the election process.

An Electoral Commission is currently looking into various issues, including accessibility, postal voting and the number of constituencies and their boundaries, before submitting a report for Tynwald. 

A number of public meetings will be held around the Island with the aim of getting the thoughts of as many people as possible, whether or not they voted in the last General Election, and a public consultation will be launched shortly.

Commission chair Sally Bolton says all opinions, including those of 16 and 17 year olds, really do matter:

You can find out more about the Electoral Commission here.

The public meeting times are as follows:

North - 25 May in Ramsey Town Hall, 6:30pm-8pm

East - 15 June in St Andrew's Church Hall, 6:30pm-8pm

South - 20 June in Arbory Parish Hall, 6:30pm-8pm

West - 29 June in Corrin Hall, 6:30pm-8pm

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