Record turnout on Tyneside!!

The 1st ever Young Mayor election in North Tyneside saw a turnout of 59%. Voting took place yesterday with the result announced today at a ceremony led by adult Mayor John Harrison. The winner was Olamide John Akinropo with over 1,000 votes. This turnout smashes the figure for equivalent adult elections and underlines that young people are NOT apathetic about politics!! More to follow…

If you would like to know more go to young mayor network

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