If you didn’t know about this before, then perhaps it didn’t reach as many people as previously thought. It has reached you now, though, hasn’t it?
Apparently on tweet by Mr Corbyn reached more than two million people in two hours.
His campaign was endorsed by musicians Paloma Faith and Billy Bragg, comedians Eddie Izzard and Josie Long, former footballer Neville Southall and journalist Owen Jones, who all referred the public to the voter registration page on the Government’s official website gov.uk.
About the only leftie who doesn’t seem to have been invited to the party is This Writer – and I don’t mind. Getting young people to register to vote in the EU referendum is what’s important.
As Mr Corbyn apparently said, “It’s not about my generation – it’s about your generation.”
Jeremy Corbyn’s campaign to register young voters in the EU referendum has become one of Labour’s most successful ever online events after a string of celebrity endorsements.
Ricky Gervais, Michael Sheen and Lily Cole were among those who retweeted the Labour leader’s appeal for under-24s to ensure they had a vote in the poll on June 23.
With nearly 1.5m people between 18 and 24 not registered, the Labour In campaign launched a mass registration drive with Corbyn as its star attraction at a rally in Liverpool on Friday.
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