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Experiments and eligibility cutoffs show that voting is habit-forming

Coppock, Alexander and Green, Donald (2015) Experiments and eligibility cutoffs show that voting is habit-forming. USApp – American Politics and Policy Blog (07 Oct 2015). Website.

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Past research has found a correlation between voting and voting again in future elections, but is there a causal link? In new research which uses Get-out-the-vote and voter eligibility cutoff data from across the US, Alexander Coppock and Donald Green find that there is such a link: voting in one election increases the likelihood of voting in a subsequent election by 10 percentage points.

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Additional Information: © 2015 The Authors, USApp – American Politics and Policy Blog, The London School of Economics and Political Science.
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
Date Deposited: 03 Nov 2015 09:41
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 07:51

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