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Cardy 2005 - GOTV and Persuasive Effects of a Partisan Campaign

Partisan phone calls and mail, administered in different combinations. Neither the phone calls nor the mail used independently or together resulted in significant treatment effects.

Tiffany Davenport – Fri, 2006 – 09 – 22 10:53

Green 2004 - Partisan Phone and Canvassing Campaign

Partisan phone calls and door-to-door canvassing carried out by a grassroots political network do not result in significant mobilization effects. Higher contact rates could improve estimates.

Tiffany Davenport – Fri, 2006 – 09 – 22 10:32

Nickerson 2006a - Professional and Volunteer Voter Mobilization Calls

The quality and timing of GOTV phone calls are more important than message content or whether the calls are made by volunteers or paid professionals. Professional phone banks are found to be cost-competitive with canvassing and leafleting and more effective than the calls placed by volunteers.

Tiffany Davenport – Tue, 2006 – 09 – 19 02:13

Panagopoulos 2006a - Timing of Message Delivery

Comparing the effects of GOTV calls made by professional phone banks at different stages of a mobilization campaign, results suggest that calls made the week of the election are no more effective than calls made four weeks prior to the election.

Tiffany Davenport – Fri, 2006 – 09 – 22 10:21

Panagopoulos 2006b - Partisan vs. Nonpartisan Message Content

Nonpartisan commercial phone bank messages may be more effective than partisan messages. Results may differ across parties and electoral contexts.

Tiffany Davenport – Fri, 2006 – 09 – 22 10:36

Arceneaux 2006-Personally Delivered Campaign Messages

Personally delivered phone calls and door-to-door canvassing messages are effective in mobilizing turnout. Phone calls may be as effective as canvassing.

Tiffany Davenport – Fri, 2006 – 09 – 22 10:42

McNulty 2005 - Phone Experiments with Varying Partisan Components

Results from four separate experiments in which varying degrees of partisan or non-partisan messages are presented. Only results from the nonpartisan phone campaign experiment yielded substantive and statistically significant estimated mobilization effects.

Tiffany Davenport – Fri, 2006 – 09 – 22 10:27

Green 2005 - New Voters Project

Estimates of the effects of door-to-door canvassing and phone call campaign experiments are compromised by low contact rates and treatment of control group subjects.

Tiffany Davenport – Fri, 2006 – 09 – 22 10:51