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CSDE Collaborates on the McCabe & Heerwig Policy Brief

Posted: 4/9/2018 (CSDE Research)

CSDE recently collaborated with Jennifer Heerwig, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Stony Brook University, and Brian McCabe, Associate Professor of Sociology at Georgetown University and Visiting Scholar a University of Washington, on a policy brief that assesses the impact of Seattle’s Democracy Voucher Program. This policy brief is a foray into a new area for CSDE.

The Democracy Voucher program launched in 2017 to reshape how municipal elections are funded. The brief examines how the program has expanded participation in municipal elections, and whether voucher participants voted at higher rates. You can read the full policy brief below.

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