Voting age

Jan 14, 2013

Q. Would you support or oppose lowering the voting age from 18 to 16?

 

Total

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Support

13%

17%

10%

24%

Oppose

78%

71%

85%

64%

No opinion

9%

11%

4%

12%

Only 13% support lowering the voting age from 18 years to 16 years and 78% oppose.

Support was highest among Greens voters (24%) and respondents aged 25-34 (25%).

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