Aggregate Effects of Large-Scale Campaigns on Voter Turnout

  title={Aggregate Effects of Large-Scale Campaigns on Voter Turnout},
  author={Ryan D. Enos and Anthony Fowler},
  journal={Political Science Research and Methods},
  pages={733 - 751}
To what extent do political campaigns mobilize voters? Despite the central role of campaigns in American politics and despite many experiments on campaigning, we know little about the aggregate effects of an entire campaign on voter participation. Drawing upon inside information from presidential campaigns and utilizing a geographic research design that exploits media markets spanning state boundaries, we estimate the aggregate effects of a large-scale campaign. We estimate that the 2012… Expand
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