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Register to vote in the Scottish Parliament 2021 elections!

On 6 May 2021 young people aged 16+ across Scotland will head to the polls and vote for their MSPs in the Scottish Parliament election 2021, many for the first time, and take part in history.

We’ve created some useful resources and included some helpful links to help young women in your unit get involved and take part in democracy.

Register to vote

Useful resources

Election glossary

Register to vote

Register to vote

If you’re age 16+ you can vote in the Scottish Parliament elections on 6 May 2021. See the link below to register today – all you have to do is complete a quick form. The deadline to register is 19 April and don’t forget that if you’re age 14-15 you can still register but can’t cast a vote.

Useful resources

Useful resources

Want to know more about the elections and how it all works? From the registering process and making an informed decision about who to vote for to casting your vote on polling day, our friends at Young Scot have put together a handy guide about all things voting!

Election glossary

Election glossary

Whether you’re a first time voter or have voted before, there’s lots of jargon associated with elections that you’re going to hear over the next few weeks. We’ve put together a handy go-to glossary that tells you what different key terms mean.

Changemaker opportunities and roles

There are so many opportunities you can get involved with. You could become an MSYP, a Speak Out champion or join Girlguiding’s Advocate programme.

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