Beatfreeks’ 2019 General Election Comment

There was a moment on Monday the 25th November (the final day before the voter registration deadline) where a screenshot of the government’s online portal tracking registration numbers dropped in the office Whatsapp. It read that 18-25s were going ham – registering to vote in their thousands, closely followed by their millennial counterparts. It really seemed like this might be the youth election. But in spite of this, some of the parties which we heard young people rave about, which had mobilised some young people, faced devastating loses.