Young people not wanting to be part of politics anymore

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Voter registration in Swellendam is facing significant challenges, with service delivery issues, council policy on poverty relief, and youth unemployment identified as key factors.
The IEC reported a particularly low turnout of residents registering to vote this weekend, notably among young residents. Political analysts believe that the rise in youth apathy at the polls is that young people don’t want to take part and don’t want to be part of politics anymore.

Written by: Keenan Williams

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