2008 Survey of the Performance of American Elections

Executive Summary

This study is based on the responses to an Internet survey of 200 registered voters in each of the 50
states, for a total of 10,000 observations overall. Individuals were asked about their experience
voting—either in-person on Election Day, in-person early, or absentee voting. Non-voters were
also surveyed. Below is a summary of key findings from the report.