8th Apr 2010
Barack Obama won his historic presidential victory largely because young people in the US took responsibility and turned out to vote.
57% - that's more than half - of eligible 18-24 year olds in the UK are not even registered to vote.
If you, or anyone you know, falls into this category, you or they can easily register online so long as you do so before 20 April.
Enter your postcode at this website: http://www.aboutmyvote.co.uk/ and enter your postcode.
Follow the instructions, then print and sign the form before sending it to your local electoral registration office.
It's that easy.