Election Day vote centers, first adopted in Larimer County, Colorado in 2003, were used in 21 Colorado counties and a number of counties in Texas and Indiana in the 2008 Presidential Election. Election Day vote centers are intended to make Election Day voting more convenient and accessible and thereby increase voter turnout, especially
among infrequent voters. The evidence to date demonstrates that vote centers have had a significant and positive effect on voter turnout, especially among infrequent voters (Stein and Vonnahme 2008; 2009). Why?