Why do Manchester cheerleaders think voting in the election matters?

We didn’t know so we asked


These boys and girls spend their lives perfecting their technique on the pole, but when it comes to heading down to the polls on 7th May – are they as committed?

Becka, 1st year studying Sports Management and Emily, 3rd year studying Anthropology


Becka: “If you don’t vote, you don’t have a leg to stand on when it comes to talking about what the government does.”

Emily: “I don’t think not voting stops you from having an opinion, but not exercising your democratic rights isn’t cool, it’s just lazy.”

Exercise your democratic right and register to vote.

Charles, 4th year studying Classics and Maia, 1st year studying Psychology