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Millennials Put Political Parties to the Test

Though the general elections are still two and a half years away, political parties must step up their game to anticipate the increasing number of millennial voters.

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West Sumatra Police health officers inject the Covid-19 vaccine to students at SMA 10 Padang, West Sumatra, September 23, 2021. High school students will be the first voters in the 2024 General Election. They need attention from political parties.

Cheryl Cran, a leadership and generation expert, in her book “101 Ways to Make Generation X, Y, and Zoomers Happy at Work” emphasized that there were two things that Generation Y, also referred to as the millennials, was unable to accept: insincerity and empty promises.

Trend observers also say that millennials are more critical and open because they have been exposed to technological platforms for connecting with others since birth. Millennials have also grown up in multicultural classrooms, schools that encourage cultivate creativity and are often taught to speak up by their parents.

Syahnan Rangkuti
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