Do Voters Care About Politicians’ Ages?

September 29, 2023


Watch time:

5-15 mins
Man Voiter Putting Ballot Into Voting Box. Democracy Freedom Concept
Presented by Michigan News

As voters research their candidate choices during elections, is age a factor? The death of Sen. Dianne Feinstein, who continued serving despite declining health, adds to the discussion as she dismissed calls for her to step down from office. In this faculty Q&A, Christian Fong, assistant professor of political science at the University of Michigan, addresses whether a politician’s age matters to voters.

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