Most Favor Presidential Age Limit That Excludes Trump, Biden, Sanders, Warren
Most voters say there should be a ceiling on how old a presidential candidate can be. Among these voters, most say it should be 70 or younger, a requirement that would rule out President Trump and several of the top Democratic contenders for 2020.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 53% of Likely U.S. Voters favor an age limit for candidates for the presidency. Forty percent (40%) disagree. This is unchanged from the first time we asked this question in November 2017. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on March 21 and 24, 2019 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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