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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
15,510 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 ?
15,510 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
10,164 responded out of 15,509 polled
Female
8%
Don't Know
 
Don't Know
27%
No
 
No
64%
Yes
 
Yes

Male
5%
Don't Know
 
Don't Know
28%
No
 
No
67%
Yes
 
Yes
0-14
0%
yes
 
yes
0%
don't know
 
don't know
0%
no
 
no

15-19
59%
yes
 
yes
9%
don't know
 
don't know
32%
no
 
no

20-24
61%
yes
 
yes
8%
don't know
 
don't know
31%
no
 
no

25-30
67%
yes
 
yes
6%
don't know
 
don't know
26%
no
 
no

31-34
66%
yes
 
yes
5%
don't know
 
don't know
29%
no
 
no

35+
70%
yes
 
yes
5%
don't know
 
don't know
25%
no
 
no
6%
Don't Know
 
Don't Know
27%
No
 
No
66%
Yes
 
Yes
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
7,747 responded out of 10,162 polled
Female
6%
Penalise parents of underage voters
 
Penalise parents of underage voters
34%
Make birth certificates a requiremen
 
Make birth certificates a requiremen
60%
Educate parents and children on dang
 
Educate parents and children on dang

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

15-19
4%
penalise parents of underage voters
 
penalise parents of underage voters
46%
make birth certificates a requiremen
 
make birth certificates a requiremen
49%
educate parents and children on dang
 
educate parents and children on dang

20-24
6%
penalise parents of underage voters
 
penalise parents of underage voters
44%
make birth certificates a requiremen
 
make birth certificates a requiremen
50%
educate parents and children on dang
 
educate parents and children on dang

25-30
7%
penalise parents of underage voters
 
penalise parents of underage voters
32%
make birth certificates a requiremen
 
make birth certificates a requiremen
61%
educate parents and children on dang
 
educate parents and children on dang

31-34
7%
penalise parents of underage voters
 
penalise parents of underage voters
30%
make birth certificates a requiremen
 
make birth certificates a requiremen
63%
educate parents and children on dang
 
educate parents and children on dang

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

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