Reports

Community Health Vote 2012 – An evaluation

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

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Factsheets

Nonprofits Increase Voting

A 2010 study of nonprofit voter engagement at Detroit area nonprofits conducted by Nonprofit VOTE and Professor Kelly LeRoux.

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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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Webinars

Engaging New Voters: The impact of nonprofits-webinar

When nonprofit staff and volunteers help their community members to register to vote or to sign a pledge to vote, they turn out at higher rates.

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Election Reform Gains in 2015

2015 was a good year for measures designed to make it easier to register and vote. In this webinar we discuss some of those reforms and the effect they're expected to have.

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Webpages

Collection of Voter Participation Research

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

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Partner Resources

Factsheets

Nonprofits Strengthening Democracy

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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Webpages

A Profile of Non-Voters

In a 2014 survey Pew discusses the spectrum of voters and non-voters, including regular voters, intermittent voters, registered but rare voters, and unregistered adults.

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Webpages

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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Webpages

US Nonprofit Sector

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

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Webpages

Number of Public Charities in the United States, 2012

This resource categorizes and counts the nation's nonprofit organizations by the National Center of Charitable Statistics

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Webpages

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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Reports

Harris Poll: Public Supports Nonprofits

This 2010 Harris Poll reviews public opinion on who has too much (or too little) power and influence in Washington DC, as well as trends over time.

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