International Migration and Turnout Bias

@article{Wigginton2020InternationalMA,
  title={International Migration and Turnout Bias},
  author={Michael J. Wigginton and Daniel Stockemer and Jasmine van Schouwen},
  journal={PS: Political Science \& Politics},
  year={2020},
  volume={53},
  pages={33 - 38}
}
ABSTRACT This article focuses on two commonly used indicators of turnout, VAP turnout (the number of votes cast as a percentage of the voting-age population) and RV turnout (votes cast as a percentage of the number of registered voters), and discusses possible biases induced by migration flows. Using a global dataset on elections in more than 100 democracies between 1990 and 2012, we tested the potential bias induced by the percentage of resident noncitizens and nationals living abroad on VAP… Expand

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