Nonpartisan

Nickerson 2006e - Contagion Effects of GOTV Messages in Two-member Households

Door-to-door canvassing is found to increase turnout not only in the person directly contacted by the canvassers. In two-member households, the uncontacted member of the households is also mobilized by GOTV canvassing.

Tiffany Davenport – Fri, 2006 – 09 – 22 11:21

Panagopoulos and Green 2006 - Radio Ads, Turnout and Electoral Competition

Nonpartisan GOTV radio ads aired during mayoral elections in 28 cities are found to increase turnout and electoral competition.                                                      

Tiffany Davenport – Fri, 2006 – 09 – 22 10:46

Mann 2006 - Absentee Ballot Recruitment

Receiving an absentee ballot in the mail mobilizes absentee voters, but is not found to increase overall voter turnout.

Tiffany Davenport – Fri, 2006 – 09 – 22 10:56

Frey and Suarez 2006 - GOTV and Bilingual Ballot Education Messages

Leaflets with GOTV messages and bilingual ballot awareness information in Spanish and English are not shown to be effective in mobilizing turnout.

Tiffany Davenport – Fri, 2006 – 09 – 22 11:07

Nickerson 2006d - Thirteen Email Experiments Across Eight States

Mass email GOTV messages in thirteen experiments exhibit negative effects on registration and turnout that are both substantively and statistically insignificant.

Tiffany Davenport – Fri, 2006 – 09 – 22 11:11

Green and Karlan 2006 - Robo-Calls and Voter Mobilization

Robo calls with GOTV messages have a small, positive effect on turnout; election protection script robo calls are not effective in mobilizing voters.

Jeff Hester – Fri, 2006 – 09 – 22 11:17

Ramirez 2005 - Multi-method Mobilization Among Latino Voters

Of three mobilization methods: robo calls, direct mail and phone calls, only live phone calls produce statistically significant mobilization effects among Latino voters.

Tiffany Davenport – Fri, 2006 – 09 – 22 11:39

Gerber, Grebner, Green and Larimer 2006 - Effect of Publicizing Individual Turnout on Voter Mobilization

Pre-election and post-election mailings that publicize neighbors' turnout records in an election are found to be effective in mobilizing voters. Social pressure to adhere to civic norms may resolve "paradox of participation."

Tiffany Davenport – Fri, 2006 – 09 – 22 11:19

Wong 2005 - GOTV Phone Calls and Mail to Asian Americans

In-language calls and English or bilingual direct mail are found to increase voter turnout among Asian Americans.

Tiffany Davenport – Fri, 2006 – 09 – 22 11:33

Trivedi 2005 - Ethnic Identity-Based Direct Mail

Three variations of identity-based direct mail are found to have little effect on turnout among Indian-Americans.

Tiffany Davenport – Fri, 2006 – 09 – 22 11:34