Referendum on Presidential Candidate Age (2015) (Thirty-Fifth Amendment of the Constitution Bill, 2015)


You are being asked in this referendum if you agree with the proposal to amend Article 12.4.1O of the Constitution to reduce the age at which a citizen becomes eligible for election to the office of President from 35 years (the present position) to 21 years.

Click here to download the booklet, entitled “Referendum Results 1937 – 2015” in PDF format. This includes all final referendum results.

Result Summary

Electorate: 3,221,681
Total Poll: 1,949,438
Percentage Poll: 60.51%
Votes in favour of the proposal: 520,898
Votes against the proposal: 1,412,602
Invalid Ballot Papers: 15,938