Organising Elections

We understand every Local Authority is running elections slightly differently in 2022. Whether you are hosting combined UK Youth Parliament Elections and Make Your Mark, or just Make Your Mark. We want to ensure you have access to all of the necessary resources, available below.

If you are running Make Your Mark only, to order your ballot papers using the link below from the 1st November - 10th December 2021. For combined MYP Elections and Make Your Mark, editable ballot papers will be available by 10th January.

Resources for Combined Elections and Make Your Mark

Including eligability of young people, the 2 year term, direct and indiurect elections etc

Local Authority Guide to running combined elections for Member of Youth Parliament and Make Your Mark

Project Plan inc actions, guidance and timings

Timeline of elections for Members of Youth Parliament and Make Your Mark 

Template Candidate Information Pack.

Guide explaining how to run a Polling Station.

Poster explaining how to vote. 

Resources for Make Your Mark

Local Authority Guide to Make Your Mark.

Pre-order Make Your Mark ballots.

Timeline for Make Your Mark 

For sharing with schools, colleges and youth groups 

Lesson plan for schools, colleges and youth groups taking part in Make Your Mark.

Powerpoint Presentation for assemblies, lessons and sessions.