The Electoral College, Mobilization, and Turnout in the 2000 Presidential Election

  title={The Electoral College, Mobilization, and Turnout in the 2000 Presidential Election},
  author={David Jayne Hill and Seth C. McKee},
  journal={American Politics Research},
  pages={700 - 725}
This study takes a two-stage approach to examining the impact of the electoral college on turnout in the 2000 presidential election. First, we examine whether battleground states received more media spending and visits by the candidates and their party committees compared to nonbattleground states. Second, we examine whether media spending and candidate visits were related to state-level turnout. The results of the project show that the battleground states did receive significantly more media… 

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