Door-to-Door

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

Middleton 2006 - MoveOn and Voter Mobilization in 2004

A partisan canvassing campaign is found to be effective in mobilizing voters in the tightly contested 2004 presidential election.                     

Tiffany Davenport – Fri, 2006 – 09 – 22 11:31

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 2006c - Timing of Face-to-Face Contact

Door-to-door canvassing can be effective in the two weeks prior to Election Day, whereas earlier canvassing efforts are not found to be as effective. Multiple visits may not increase effectiveness of campaigns. Candidate-centered messages are more effective than partisan-centered messages.

Tiffany Davenport – Fri, 2006 – 09 – 22 10:24

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

Arceneaux 2005 - Door-to-Door Canvassing in Kansas City, MO

Door-to-door canvassing is effective in mobilizing turnout and support for a ballot proposal. Methodological concerns related to precinct-level randomization are discussed.

Tiffany Davenport – Fri, 2006 – 09 – 22 10:50

Nickerson, Friedrichs & King 2006 - Partisan Door Hangers, Phone Calls & Canvassing

Partisan GOTV campaign tactics are estimated to produce mobilization effects similar to results reported in nonpartisan experiments. Partisan door hangers may be more effective than nonpartisan doorhangers in mobilizing voters.

Tiffany Davenport – Fri, 2006 – 09 – 22 10:31

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

Bennion 2005 - Student-based canvassing in Indiana

Student-based door-to-door canvassing during a highly competitive election season does not increase turnout in the overall subject population. However, student canvassers are successful in increasing turnout among voters under the age of thirty.

Tiffany Davenport – Fri, 2006 – 09 – 22 10:54

Michelson 2005 - Canvassing in Latino Voter Mobilization

Door-to-door canvassing is found to be an effective means of mobilizing Latino voters in a variety of electoral contexts.

Tiffany Davenport – Sun, 2007 – 02 – 18 16:41