2008 Survey of the Performance of American Elections

Specific Elections: 
Working Paper No.: 
81
Date Published: 
07/01/2009
Author(s): 
Charles Stewart III
MIT

Survey Background
• Gauging the quality of the voting experience
• Research design
– 200 respondents contacted in every state, or 10,000
total
– Survey in the field the week following Nov. 4
– Pilot surveys conducted on in Nov. ’07 and Super
Tuesday ’08
– Parallel nationwide survey
• Limited set of questions
• 32,800 total respondents

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