· This article describes an initiative designed to increase voting rates among low-income and ethnic groups in southern and central California communities.
· A rigorous evaluation demonstrated that participation rates could be increased by up to 10% among these groups.
· Using local, well-trained canvassers and making contact during the four weeks preceding the election were some of the more effective practices.
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Dominguez Arms, A. (2009). Evaluating a Voter Outreach Initiative. The Foundation Review, 1(2). https://doi.org/10.4087/FOUNDATIONREVIEW-D-09-00012