9/10 students register to vote, mostly voting for Labour

It’s good news for the Labour Party as it was announced in an article by the guardian that in a recent survey, it was found that 93% of students have registered to vote, with most of them intending to vote Labour.

55% said they’d vote Labour, thats over half, while only 18% said they’d vote for the Conservatives, around 1/6th – considerably lower. The Liberal Democrats trail at 12% with the Greens getting half of that, as only 6% of the participants said they vote for Caroline Lucas’s party.

Young voters typically don’t bother to register to vote, let alone actually cast their ballot on election day, and non-voters outnumber Conservative or Labour voters, so they could easily tip any election.

The difference this time is that Jeremy Corbyn has already inspired hundreds of thousands of young people, as countless young people queuing up for sometimes hours just to go to his speeches, and with many also joining the Labour Party, making it the largest democratic political party in Europe. Brexit might also be a key factor in inspiring young people to register this time round, as most of them voted to stay in the European Union, despite the result going the other way.

As Labour trial in the polls, it seems they can only go up from here.

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1 thought on “9/10 students register to vote, mostly voting for Labour”

  1. fantastic. it’s great that they’re registering, but it would be even better if they actually turn up at the polling station and use their vote.


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