Vote.org Research

Vote.org believes in the power of academic research on voting, transparency, and values impact above all else. You’ll find experiments we’ve run and their results below.

2016 Research

Will sending text and email reminders to your supporter list increase voter turnout?

Read the Analyst Institute study on our 2016 experiment to send text messages to 325,000 voters encouraging them to vote, testing a variety of best practice tactics. The experiment was also run using email for 510,000 voters. We summarize our findings at Campaigns and Elections.

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Can you use peer-to-peer text messages to register people to vote?

Read the Analyst Institute study on our 2016 experiment to send one-to-one text messages to 850,000 unregistered voters encouraging them to register to vote. We summarize our findings on Medium.

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Can you use peer-to-peer text messages to increase voter turnout?

Read the Analyst Institute study on our 2016 experiment to send one-to-one text messages to 1.2 million cold voters with polling location and plan-making messages. We summarize our findings on Medium.