jetta wont turn over on 1992 Volkswagen Jetta

i got a 92 jetta for my daughter guy said it was the ignition.got a replacment and when you try to start it the dash lights come on but when you turn it to start everything goes out.no turn over ,lights, nothing. any ideas?

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Please explain. what replacement did you get? have you tried jump starting the car? how about measuring battery volts?