Youth vote a source of worry ahead of GE14 - Malaysian Insight

A civil society group targeting youth voter registration has seen lukewarm response to its nationwide campaign, while an opposition MP admits to fears that today’s youth may no longer have the zeal to vote for change in the 14th general election.

Watan’s executive director Masjaliza Hamzah said the response to its voter registration campaign has been “so-so”, with only some 2,000 new voters registered each month, on average, at its booths in shopping malls, night markets and the Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (klia2).A CIVIL society group targeting youth voter registration has seen lukewarm response to its nationwide campaign, while an opposition MP admits to fears that today’s youth may no longer have the zeal to vote for change in the 14th general election.

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