Voting for Donegal Youth Council gets underway today

Voting to elect the fifth term of the Donegal Youth Council gets underway today, with 12,000 12-18 year-old's heading to the polls.

56 candidates will fight it out, with 36 to be elected by next Friday.

With an increased number of 12-15 year olds putting their names forward, this years Youth Councillors are expected to be the youngest ever.

Youth Council Co-ordinator Kellie Gallgher wants everybody to get the opportunity to vote:

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