Most voters support Haley's call for mental competency tests for politicians over 75: Poll

Posted on AllSides February 27th, 2023
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Elections, 2024 Election, Nikki Haley, Poll, Mental Competency Tests
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Voters appear to support a plan overwhelmingly by GOP presidential candidate Nikki Haley to require mental competency tests for politicians over 75.

A poll from Fox News conducted from Feb. 19-22 shows 77% of the 1,006 registered voters surveyed support the plan, while only 20% say they disapprove of the proposal.

The proposal by Haley appears to target President Joe Biden, 80, and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, 76, who are the only major likely or declared presidential candidates over the age of 75.

Trump has come out in favor of the plan, adding that anyone who is running for...

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