America Goes to the Polls 2016

The report provides official national and state turnout rankings for 2016 Presidential election. It highlights election policies impacting turnout. Published with the U.S. Elections Project.

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Community Health Vote 2012 and 2014 – An evaluation

An evaluation of the impact of voter engagement by community health centers with clients, staff and constituents in the 2012 presidential election and 2014 midterm.

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Serving Democracy: Nonprofit Voter Engagement

This article, published in the Nonprofit Quarterly, outlines the essential components of nonprofit voter engagement, the agency-based model, challenges and opportunities, and new research.

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Library of Voter Participation Research

Our public policy library hosts a selection of articles, reports, and studies on voter participation.

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Voting and Health: Five Reasons Why Voting is Good for You

A slide show cities research on the health benefits of voting and civic engagement.

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Nonprofits Strengthen Democracy Study 2010

Findings from a study that measured the impact of seven nonprofits who conducted voter engagement in the Detroit area during the 2010 election.

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Youth Voting Data Map

CIRCLE's interactive state-by-state map illustrates demographics and data on youth voting and youth registration for presidential and midterm elections over the last 30 years.

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Quick Facts about the Nonprofit Sector

Learn more about the nonprofit sector with this collection of facts and figures.

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CIRCLE: Youth Voter Engagement

CIRCLE conducts research on civic education in schools, colleges, and community settings and on young Americans' voting and political participation, service, activism, media use, and other forms of civic engagement.

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