Voters Veto Pelosi’s Idea of Letting 16-Year-Olds Vote
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told reporters last week that she’s always favored lowering the voting age to 16, but there’s very little voter support for that idea.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that just 17% of Likely U.S. Voters favor lowering the legal national voting age from 18 to 16. Seventy-four percent (74%) are opposed. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on March 17-18, 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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