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19 percent overall say they would be more likely to vote for a female candidate; 10 percent of Republicans and 30 percent of Democrats agree.

9 percent overall say they would be less likely to vote for a female candidate; 15 percent of Republicans and 5 percent of Democrats agree.

55 percent of Americans overall say it “wouldn’t matter” one way or the other if a presidential candidate was over 70; 61 percent of Republicans and 49 percent of Democrats agree.

6 percent overall say they would be more likely to vote for someone over 70; 5 percent of Republicans, 5 percent of Democrats and 7 percent of independents agree.

36 percent overall say they would be less likely to vote for them; 32 percent of Republicans and 44 percent of Democrats agree.

Source: A Pew Research Center poll of 1,501 U.S. adults conducted April 23-27 and released Wednesday.

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