Three-quarters of young voters ‘disappear’

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A study of the voters’ roll shows that young people reject party politics on a larger scale than older voters do. Photo: Sharon Seretlo/Gallo Images
A study of the voters’ roll shows that young people reject party politics on a larger scale than older voters do. Photo: Sharon Seretlo/Gallo Images

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Young South Africans are no longer interested in voting. This information emerged after an analysis of the voters’ roll ahead of the local government elections that will take place on November 1.

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