THE 2012 HACKNEY YOUTH PARLIAMENT ELECTIONS TAKE PLACE 10 - 16 OCTOBER
If you are aged 11–19 (or up to 25 if you consider yourself disabled) and live, work, study or attend a youth club in the borough you can vote in the Hackney Youth Parliament elections. Voting will take place at schools, colleges and youth clubs from 10 –16 October 2012.
- By voting, you can make a difference to the lives of young people in Hackney.
How can I vote?
Voting by ballot will take place at secondary schools, colleges and youth clubs from 10 – 16 October 2012.
There are four Neighbourhoods in Hackney: Homerton, North East, Shoreditch and Stoke Newington. You can vote for up to 7 candidates for the area your school or youth club is situated in.
You can download the candidates’ manifestos by clicking here Read through their manifestos and, when you come to vote, mark your chosen candidates with an X on the ballot paper.
If you do not attend school in Hackney but wish to vote, you can vote at your local youth club or youth forum.
How will results be announced?
Ballot papers will be counted throughout 17 October at Hackney Town Hall. The results of the Hackney Youth Parliament elections will be announced from 4.00 – 6.00pm.
The declaration will form part of a special Local Democracy Week: Youth Democracy Day, which will include a Mayoral Q&A, a Democracy Fair with a range of stalls, interactive workshops and other activities available to all secondary schools in Hackney. Places are limited so please contact Mandy Richards on 0208 356 5433 to book your place.