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truly connected to the democratic process." In the survey, 58 per cent of 18 24 year olds who said they were very unlikely to vote at the next election claimed that compulsory voting would make either no difference to this decision (38 per cent), or make them even less likely to vote (20 per cent). "From this we can infer that the introduction of compulsory voting would merely serve to reinforce existing feelings of resentment perhaps even make young people more susceptible to parties with antidemocratic tendencies especially those of the far right," Professor Henn warns. Surprisingly, perhaps, the survey also reveals that young people are actually more open minded about politics (as opposed to politicians) than many people might think. Nearly two thirds (63 per cent) of young people claim at least some interest in politics. Furthermore, young people appear to maintain some faith in electoral politics: more than half (57 per cent) state that they are committed to the principle of voting and 64 per