Blaze Poll: How old is too old to be president?

Of the announced candidates for the 2016 presidential race, there is a broad spectrum when it comes to age.

Looking ahead to Inauguration Day 2016, the GOP has four candidates who would be in their 40s (Jindal, Rubio, Walker and Cruz), three in their 50s (Paul, Christie and Santorum), six who are would be in their 60s (Huckabee, Graham, Fiorina, Bush, Kasich and Carson) and Donald Trump clocks in at just over 70.

On the Democratic side of the aisle, Martin O’Malley is the youngest at 54 years, followed by Lincoln Chafee at 63, Hillary Clinton at 69. Three possible nominees, Joe Biden, Jim Webb and Bernie Sanders would all be in their 70s, with Sanders earning the title of elder statesman at just over 75 years of age.

There is a minimum age requirement to be President of the United States — that’s 35 years old. But, how old is too old? Do we need a “maximum age” for candidates?

We took our Blaze cameras out to NYC and Virginia and posed that question. See our survey results.

Take our Blaze Poll on the subject.

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