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"Using Term Limits to Estimate Incumbency Advantages When Incumbents Retire Strategically"
(Legislative Studies Quarterly, 2004-02)
Voter Attitudes Toward Poll Workers in the 2008 Election
(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 ...
Is There Racial Discrimination at the Polls? Voters' Experience in the 2008 Election
(Caltech/MIT Voting Technology Project, 2009-03)
In 1965, the United States Congress enacted the Voting Rights Act to end discrimination against black voters at the polls in Southern states and throughout the nation. The Act prohibited the use of “tests” and other devices ...
The Voter Verifiable Audio Audit Transcript Trail (VVAATT)
(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). ...
Studying Elections: Data Quality and Pitfalls in Measuring the Effects of Voting Technologies
(Caltech/MIT Voting Technology Project, 2004-11)
Professor Geralyn Miller reminds us of the range of voting administration practices across the United States. We use this variability to study the average performance of various types of voting equipment throughout the ...