Electoral Commission Not Down With the Kids

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In an effort to get out the yoof vote, the Electoral Commission has announced that they will be ‘texting’ the young people to let them know that they can register to vote ‘online‘. The Commission are using a joint venture by the UK mobile operators EE, O2 and Vodafone called ‘Weve’, that will allow them to target  18-24 year olds with their futuristics adverts.

This of course means that users of the Three network will not be receiving reminders that they can register to vote. That would be the dirt cheap Three network popular with broke young people.


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