Voter Engagement Research

Data Shows Nonprofits Can Be Real Power Hitters When It Comes to Voter Engagement

by Greg Cameron, Nonprofit Vote  (
“Additionally, post-program surveys show us the roots of civic engagement success at these nonprofits. Things like staff buy-in, partnerships, and engaging multiple venues and audiences were crucial elements to successful civic engagement activities. By learning from the success of these nonprofits, nonprofits new to the space can get a jump start on their own program roll-outs.”

Nonprofit Vote – Engaging New Voters (pdf)

Get Out the Vote Research

Stanford University Business School, using behavioral science research, has compiled some interesting results.  “Researchers applying psychology to the realm of politics are finding that giving voters a few strategic nudges can push far more people in the direction of polls on election day.”

Read Research-Backed Ways to Get Out the Vote by Marguerite Rigoglioso (published April 17, 2012) at