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WHY YOUNG ADULTS DON’T VOTE
• Young adults are less likely to vote compared to
adults over the age of 30.
• General Population
SOLUTION 1: SOCIAL NETWORKING
• Engages a wide audience
• Helps young people feel more involved
• Explains complex ideas
• Increases donations
• Increase votes
SOLUTION 1: CONT.
• Time consuming
• More campaign workers needed
• Have to pay extra workers
SOLUTION 2: VOTING THROUGH SOCIAL
• 90% young people use social media
• Social media is convenient
• Attracts attention
• Easier to find information on candidates
SOLUTION 2: CONT.
• Could get distracted by other things on the
• Ignore the chance to vote online
SOLUTION 3: OUTREACH FOR CAMPAIGNING IN
SCHOOLS CLEARER EXPLANATION OF POLITICS
• Rallies and assemblies will increase awareness
• These assemblies and rallies influence young
adults to vote
• Guest speakers influence
SOLUTION 3: CONT.
• Students may lose interest
• Not interested in issues being discussed
SOLUTION 4: OUTREACH FOR CAMPAIGNING IN
• Campaigners could make it fun for students
• Reassure students that their vote matters
• An election could be groundbreaking
SOLUTION 4: CONT.
• Being forced to vote can lead to not voting at all
• Could vote for the wrong person
• Social Media will help young adults feel more
involved in elections
• Voting through social media is more practical
than going to a voting booth
• Rallies and assemblies will help persuade
students to vote
• Making voting fun for students will influence
them to vote