Voter Engagement Resource Library


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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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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America Goes to the Polls 2016

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

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Engaging New Voters 2016

Working with over 120 nonprofit partners across nine states, we examined the trends of nearly 5,000 young voters (those under 30) and found striking results.

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CIRCLE: Youth Voter Engagement

CIRCLE conducts research on civic education in community settings focused on young Americans' voting and political participation, service, activism, media use, and other forms of 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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Quick Facts about the Nonprofit Sector

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

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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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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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