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    • The value of knowledge networks : conceptual framework in application to sustainable production 

      Haraldsson, Vignir Mar, 1969- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2000)
      The thesis is motivated by two major trends: the rise of a global information and knowledge economy, and environmental degradation and the search for sustainable solutions. The increasing importance of knowledge has by ...
    • Vertical Proximity Effects in the California Recall Election 

      Sled, Sarah M. (Caltech/MIT Voting Technology Project, 2003-10-27)
      The 2003 California recall election provides a unique opportunity to assess the impact of variations in ballot design and voting methods on the voting accuracy of citizens. Analysis of the results of the California Recall ...
    • Voter Attitudes Toward Poll Workers in the 2008 Election 

      Hall, Thad E. (Caltech/MIT Voting Technology Project, 2009-04)
      At a conference on election reform held by the National Academies of Science in 2004, Indiana’s Secretary of State, Todd Rokita, referred to poll workers as “the street level lawyers” of elections. The reason for his ...
    • Voter Confidence in 2010: Voter Identification, Perceptions of Fraud, Winning and Losing and the Voter Experience 

      Atkeson, Lonna Rae (Caltech/MIT Voting Technology Project, 2011-04-17)
      Over the last decade, scholars of American politics have invested research time and effort into the study of election administration and election performance. These include studies onresidual vote analysis (Wand et al 2001; ...
    • Voter Confidence in Context and the Effect of Winning 

      Llewellyn, Morgan H.; Hall, Thad E.; Alvarez, R. Michael (Caltech/MIT Voting Technology Project, 2008-08)
      A number of recent studies examine how confident voters are that their ballots are counted as intended in U.S. federal elections from 2000 to 2004. One consistent finding of these studies is that, relative to Democrats, ...
    • Voter Opinions about Election Reform: Do They Support Making Voting More Convenient? 

      Alvarez, R. Michael; Hall, Thad E.; Levin, Ines; Stewart III, Charles H. (Caltech/MIT Voting Technology Project, 2010-07-14)
      We study public opinions about convenience voting reforms, using a unique state-by-state survey conducted in the 2008 presidential election. Our analysis of the American voting public’s support for potential convenience ...
    • Voter Registration: Past, Present, and Future 

      Alvarez, R. Michael (Caltech/MIT Voting Technology Project, 2005-06-17)
      The Caltech/MIT Voting Technology Project identified problems with voter registration as a pressing problem in the 2000 presidential election; between 1.5 and 3 million votes were lost due to voter registration problems ...
    • The Voter Verifiable Audio Audit Transcript Trail (VVAATT) 

      Selker, Ted (Caltech/MIT Voting Technology Project, 2004-09-29)
      The debate about verifiable voter audit trails has prematurely narrowed into two camps: those who categorically deny the need for any back-up records and those who advocate the Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT). ...
    • Voting by Overseas Citizens and Deployed Military Personnel 

      Inbody, Donald S. (Caltech/MIT Voting Technology Project, 2013-06)
      The principal problem in serving overseas citizens and military voters is how best to return a marked ballot to local election officials. Prior to 2009, insufficient time was provided for an overseas voter’s ballot to be ...
    • Voting in Massachussetts 

      Stewart, Charles (Massachussets Institute of Technology, 2003)
    • Voting Technology and Innovation 

      Hall, Thad E. (Caltech/MIT Voting Technology Project, 2009-04)
      The 2008 election was different from the last two presidential elections in that there was a clear winner on Election Day and the winner was a Democrat, Barack Obama. Controversies over voting technology that raged in 2000 ...
    • Voting Technology and the Election Experience: The 2009 Gubernatorial Races in New Jersey and Virginia 

      Stewart III, Charles H.; Alvarez, R. Michael; Hall, Thad E. (Caltech/MIT Voting Technology Project, 2010-07-14)
      In this paper, we examine the attitudes of voters regarding the voting experience in the 2009 gubernatorial elections in New Jersey and Virginia. We focus especially on the way in which voting technology experiences that ...
    • "Voting Technology and Uncounted Votes in the United States" 

      Ansolabehere, Stephen; Stewart, Charles (Journal of Politics, 2004-08)
    • Voting Technology Summary and Report Working Papers 

      Ansolabehere, Stephen; Stewart, Charles (2004-08-20)
    • Voting Technology, Vote-by-Mail, and Residual Votes in California, 1990-2010 

      Alvarez, R. Michael; Stewart III, Charles H.; Beckett, Dustin (Caltech/MIT Voting Technology Project, 2011-05-05)
      This paper examines how the growth in vote-by-mail and changes in voting technologies led to changes in the residual vote rate in California from 1990 to 2010. We find that in California’s presidential elections, counties ...
    • Voting Technology: Vote-by-Mail, and Residual Votes in California, 1990-2010 

      Alvarez, R. Michael; Stewart III, Charles H.; Beckett, Dustin (Caltech/MIT Voting Technology Project, 2013-09)
      To test the supposition that the lost votes recovered by California through the modernization of voting technologies may be being undone by the trend toward more voting by mail, Table A1 attempts to quantify changes in the ...
    • Voting Weights and Formateur Advantages in the Formation of Coalition Governments 

      Ansolabehere, Stephen; Snyder, James; Ting, Michael; Stauss, Aaron (2005-06-10)
    • Voting Weights Program 

      Ansolabehere, Stephen (2005-06-17)
    • Voting: What Has Changed, What Hasn't, & Why: Research Bibliography 

      Alvarez, R. Michael; Katz, Jonathan N.; Stewart III, Charles H.; Rivest, Ronald L.; Ansolabehere, Stephen; e.a. (Caltech/MIT Voting Technology Project, 2013-01-08)
      Since the origins of the Caltech/MIT Voting Technology Project in the fall of 2000, there has been an explosion of research and analysis on election administration and voting technology. As we worked throughout 2012 on ...
    • Waiting in Line to Vote 

      Stewart III, Charles H.; Ansolabehere, Stephen (Caltech/MIT Voting Technology Project, 2013-07-28)
      Waiting in line to vote is the most visible sign of the administrative friction of managing elections. The visibility of long lines makes them a convenient symbol for those who seek to improve election administration. ...