The Effects of Voter ID Notification on Voter Turnout : Results from a Large-Scale Field Experiment

  title={The Effects of Voter ID Notification on Voter Turnout : Results from a Large-Scale Field Experiment},
  author={J. Citrin and Donald P. Green and Morris Levy},
State voter identification (ID) laws have proliferated in the past ten years. Political campaigns remain divided about whether and how to address identification requirements when encouraging voter turnout. This article reports results from a direct mail get-out-the-vote (GOTV) experiment, conducted during the run-up to the 2012 general election in counties along the Tennessee-Virginia border and in heavily African American precincts in Roanoke and Knoxville. Results indicate that informing low… 

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