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The election: A young perspective

Politics, unless you follow it in your spare time, isn’t well known amongst the younger side of the country. It’s fair to say most millennials have no clue when it comes to voting and how it’s going to affect our country. new balance 420 Despite the lack of knowledge, they seem to have strong opinions on who they support; whether they’re influenced by friends and family is still unknown. adidas stan smith Pas Cher With the vote just days away, there’s been all sorts of coverage on what the nation are feeling. adidas zx And it seems to be dread. cheap ugg Buty Adidas Dziecięce Most opinions, however, have been coming from the older generation and I thought it would be great to hear what the younger population think since they’re going to grow up with the aftermath. Bryony Fox, 18, Middleton, Student.

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