U-REPORTERS GENERAL
Hello U-reporter, at what age do you think a person should be allowed to start to vote ?
3 questions polled on this topic
13% response rate
15,509 responded out of 121,310 polled
Jan 12. 2015
Hello U-reporter, at what age do you think a person should be allowed to start to vote ?
Jan 12. 2015
Only persons who are 18 years and above are allowed to vote in Nigeria. Do you consider underage voting a big issue in Nigeria? A Yes B. No C. Don’t know
Jan 12. 2015
What can we do to stop underage voting? A.Educate parents and children on the dangers of underage voting B.Make birth certificate a requirement for voter registration C. Penalise parents of underage voters

POLL RESULTS

JAN 12. 2015
Hello U-reporter, at what age do you think a person should be allowed to start to vote ?
15,509 responded out of 121,310 polled
18
years
age
18yrs
16
18years
15
yrs
20
old
17
year
21
ok
eighteen
vote
person
14
15yrs
25
12
18year
15years
think
stop
18yr
16yrs
16years
allowed
yes
19
10
20yrs
13
nigeria
constitution
start
okay
22
one
can
voting
maturity
20years
i8
yr
according
adult
normal
least
JAN 12. 2015
Only persons who are 18 years and above are allowed to vote in Nigeria. Do you consider underage voting a big issue in Nigeria? A Yes B. No C. Don’t know
10,162 responded out of 15,509 polled
Female
64%
Yes
 
Yes
27%
No
 
No
8%
Don't Know
 
Don't Know

Male
67%
Yes
 
Yes
28%
No
 
No
5%
Don't Know
 
Don't Know
0-14
0%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No
0%
Don't Know
 
Don't Know

15-19
59%
Yes
 
Yes
32%
No
 
No
9%
Don't Know
 
Don't Know

20-24
61%
Yes
 
Yes
31%
No
 
No
8%
Don't Know
 
Don't Know

25-30
67%
Yes
 
Yes
26%
No
 
No
6%
Don't Know
 
Don't Know

31-34
66%
Yes
 
Yes
29%
No
 
No
5%
Don't Know
 
Don't Know

35+
70%
Yes
 
Yes
25%
No
 
No
5%
Don't Know
 
Don't Know
67%
Yes
 
Yes
27%
No
 
No
6%
Don't Know
 
Don't Know
JAN 12. 2015
What can we do to stop underage voting? A.Educate parents and children on the dangers of underage voting B.Make birth certificate a requirement for voter registration C. Penalise parents of underage voters
15,492 responded out of 20,324 polled
Female
60%
Educate parents and children on dang
 
Educate parents and children on dang
34%
Make birth certificates a requiremen
 
Make birth certificates a requiremen
6%
Penalise parents of underage voters
 
Penalise parents of underage voters

Male
58%
Educate parents and children on dang
 
Educate parents and children on dang
34%
Make birth certificates a requiremen
 
Make birth certificates a requiremen
7%
Penalise parents of underage voters
 
Penalise parents of underage voters
0-14
0%
Educate parents and children on dang
 
Educate parents and children on dang
0%
Make birth certificates a requiremen
 
Make birth certificates a requiremen
0%
Penalise parents of underage voters
 
Penalise parents of underage voters

15-19
49%
Educate parents and children on dang
 
Educate parents and children on dang
46%
Make birth certificates a requiremen
 
Make birth certificates a requiremen
4%
Penalise parents of underage voters
 
Penalise parents of underage voters

20-24
50%
Educate parents and children on dang
 
Educate parents and children on dang
44%
Make birth certificates a requiremen
 
Make birth certificates a requiremen
6%
Penalise parents of underage voters
 
Penalise parents of underage voters

25-30
61%
Educate parents and children on dang
 
Educate parents and children on dang
32%
Make birth certificates a requiremen
 
Make birth certificates a requiremen
7%
Penalise parents of underage voters
 
Penalise parents of underage voters

31-34
63%
Educate parents and children on dang
 
Educate parents and children on dang
30%
Make birth certificates a requiremen
 
Make birth certificates a requiremen
7%
Penalise parents of underage voters
 
Penalise parents of underage voters

35+
64%
Educate parents and children on dang
 
Educate parents and children on dang
27%
Make birth certificates a requiremen
 
Make birth certificates a requiremen
9%
Penalise parents of underage voters
 
Penalise parents of underage voters
60%
Educate parents and children on dang
 
Educate parents and children on dang
33%
Make birth certificates a requiremen
 
Make birth certificates a requiremen
7%
Penalise parents of underage voters
 
Penalise parents of underage voters

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