Voting has finished in the Epping Forest Youth Council elections. Tune in to watch the results announced live on Wednesday evening at 6pm.
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Over 2,000 pupils from the district’s schools have been voting to elect the 25 places up for election on the Epping Forest Youth Council. Council staff set up elections in all the schools giving our young people their first taste of the democratic process.
Find out the 25 young people who have been chosen to represent Epping Forest district’s young people for the next 2 years.
Chairman Jeane Lea said: “Thank you to all the young people who took the time and trouble to cast their vote for their favourite candidate. Please tune in at 6pm on Wednesday to see who’s been successful.”
Councillor Helen Kane Leisure and Community Services Portfolio Holder said: “Congratulations to our new youth councillors. The successful candidates will be announced live on the internet on Wednesday night.”
“I look forward to working closely with them, listening to what they have to say and seeing how they will use their new roles to speak for the youth in the Epping Forest district. I’m just thrilled that so many young people want to be part of Epping Forest Youth Council.”
“A big thank you to all the outgoing youth councillors for their passion and hard work. It has been a pleasure working with them and I wish them every success in the future.”