Voting underway in Midlothian for Scottish Youth Parliament elections

Voting in Midlothian for the Scottish Youth Parliament elections got underway on Monday, with local youngsters having until November 21 to vote.

Tuesday, 9th November 2021, 5:00 am
The Scottish Youth Parliament elections 2021 are now underway.

Young people aged 12-25 can vote for their preferred candidate for the Midlothian North or Midlothian South constituencies by paper ballot at local schools and libraries.

The candidates for Midlothian North and Musselburgh are Cody Rapson, Olivia Brown and Callum Gibson.

While the candidates for Midlothian South Tweeddale and Lauderdale are Ally Turnbull, Hayden Gordon, Emma Murray, Campbell Lightly West, Isabel Headon and Desandhi Parakramawansha.

Candidate profiles are on the SYP website, where young people can find out about each candidate and what they stand for.