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Emails from Official Sources Can Increase Turnout

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Author(s): 

Malhotra, Neil, Melissa R. Michelson and Ali Adam Valenzuela

ISPS ID: 
D084
Keyword(s): 
Research design: 
Data type: 
Administrative
Data source(s): 

Authors

Data source information: 

Authors; local registrar in San Mateo County, California

Suggested citation: Malhorta, Neil, Melissa R. Michelson and Ali Adam Valenzuela (2012), Replication Materials for ,’Emails from Official Sources Can Increase Turnout,’ http://hdl.handle.net/10079/dv41p4t. ISPS Data Archive.”

Field date: 
November 1, 2009
Location: 
Location details: 
California
Unit of observation: 
Individuals
Sample size: 
Nov 2009: 48,504 June 2010: 47,463 Nov 2010: 69,556
Inclusion/exclusion: 
List of registered voters who provided a unique email address at the time of registration. In November 2009, individuals in a particular school district were excluded from the experiment. In November 2009 and June 2010 some individuals were removed from the list in order to allow for a concurrent experiment using another GOTV tactic.
Randomization procedure: 
Random assignment at the household level
Treatment: 
GOTV message from (1) local registrar in San Mateo County, California, (2) Fictional organization (People for the Advancement of Voter Engagement, PAVE), (3) control group (no email message)
Treatment administration: 
Email
Outcome measures: 
Voting turnout
Archive date: 
2014
Archive contributor: 
Limor Peer
Owner: 
Authors
Owner contact: 

isps(at)yale(dot)edu

Terms of use: 

Academic, non-commercial; see ISPS Terms of Use http://isps.yale.edu/research/data/terms-of-use

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Data file numbersort descending Description File format Size File url
D084F01 ReadMe file Adobe acrobat (9.2) .pdf 33792 Download file
D084F02 Data file - June10_treat Stata (12.0) .dta 36690944 Download file
D084F03 Data file - June10_post Stata (12.0) .dta 48539648 Download file
D084F04 Data file - Nove09_treat Stata (12.0) .dta 2718720 Download file
D084F05 Data file - Nove09_post Stata (12.0) .dta 2719744 Download file
D084F06 Data file - Nove10_treat Stata (12.0) .dta 7932928 Download file
D084F07 Data file - Nove10_post Stata (12.0) .dta 24320000 Download file
D084F08 Data file - June10_treat .csv 23866368 Download file
D084F09 Data file - June10_post .csv 34710 Download file
D084F10 Data file - Nove09_treat .csv 2168832 Download file
D084F11 Data file - Nove09_post .csv 3328000 Download file
D084F12 Data file - Nove10_treat .csv 3693568 Download file
D084F13 Data file - Nove10_post .csv 25481216 Download file
D084F14 Program file Stata (12.0) .do 48128 Download file
D084F15 Output file - pave_control Excel .xls 323584 Download file
D084F16 Output file - registrar_control Excel .xls 324608 Download file
D084F17 Output file - registrar_pave Excel .xls 323584 Download file
D084F18 Output file - pave_control Adobe acrobat (9.2) .pdf 56320 Download file
D084F19 Output file - registrar_control Adobe acrobat (9.2) .pdf 56320 Download file
D084F20 Output file - registrar_pave Adobe acrobat (9.2) .pdf 56320 Download file
D084F21 Codebook - June10_treat .xml 15360 Download file
D084F22 Codebook - June10_post .xml 16384 Download file
D084F23 Codebook - Nove09_treat .xml 16384 Download file
D084F24 Codebook - Nove09_post .xml 16384 Download file
D084F25 Codebook - June10_treat .xml 16384 Download file
D084F26 Codebook - June10_post .xml 16384 Download file
D084F27 Metadata record Adobe acrobat (9.2) .pdf 193536 Download file