‘Make Your Mark’ is a UK-wide ballot which gives young people aged 11-18 the chance to decide what Members of Youth Parliament should debate and vote on – during their sitting in the House of Commons this November – to be their campaign for the year ahead.
Watch this video to find out how to have your say:
Voters are required to choose what they consider the most important issue for young people in the UK from 15 options on the ‘Make Your Mark ballot paper, including calls for same sex marriage to be legalised, an equal national minimum wage and votes for 16 year olds.
The ‘Make Your Mark’ ballot is open for voting until 12th October 2012. Five hundred thousand ballot papers have been delivered to local authorities and schools across the UK, and young people can also cast their vote online at: www.mi-vote.com/mym