Civic Engagement Faculty Research

Encouraging Local Compliance with Federal Civil Rights Laws: Field Experiments with theNational Voter Registration Act.” Douglas R. Hess, Michael J. Hanmer, and David W. Nickerson. Public Administration Review, 76:165-174, 2016.

Message, Milieu, Technology, and Turnout Among Military and Overseas Voters.”Paul S. Herrnson, Ho Youn Koh, Michael J. Hanmer, and Claire Smith. Electoral Studies, 39:142-152, 2015.

Who Makes Voting Convenient? Explaining the Adoption of Early and No-Excuse Absentee Voting in the American States.” Daniel R. Biggers and Michael J. Hanmer. State Politics and Policy Quarterly, 15, 192-210, 2015.

Ecological Inference Under Unfavorable Conditions: Straight and Split-Ticket Voting inDiverse Settings and Small Samples.” Won-ho Park, Michael J. Hanmer, and Daniel R. Biggers. Electoral Studies,36:192-203, 2014.

Experiments to Reduce the Over-Reporting of Voting: A Pipeline to the Truth.” Michael J.Hanmer, Antoine J. Banks, and Ismail K. White.  Political Analysis, 22:130-141, 2014.

 “The Impact of Ballot Type on Voter Errors.”  Paul S. Herrnson, Michael J. Hanmer, and Richard G. Niemi. American Journal of Political Science, 56:716-730, 2012.

"Losing Fewer Votes: The Impact of Changing Voting Systems on Residual Votes." Michael J. Hanmer, Won-ho Park, Michael W. Traugott, Richard G. Niemi, Paul S. Herrnson, Frederick G. Conrad, and Benjamin B. Bederson. Political Research Quarterly, 63:129-142, 2010

Discount Voting: Voter Registration Reforms and Their Effects. Michael J. Hanmer. Cambridge University Press. 2009.

"The Impact of Ballot Type on Voter Errors." Paul S. Herrnson, Michael J. Hanmer, and Richard G. Niemi. American Journal of Political Science, 56(3): 716-730, 2009.

"Voting Technology: The Not-So-Simple Act of Casting a Ballot." Paul S. Herrnson, Richard G. Niemi, Michael J. Hanmer, Benjamin B. Bederson, Frederick G. Conrad, Michael W. Traugott. Brookings Institution Press. 2009.  

“Electronic Voting Eliminates Hanging Chads But Introduces New Usability Challenges.” Frederick G. Conrad, Benjamin B. Bederson, Brian Lewis, Emilia Peytcheva, Michael W. Traugott, Michael J. Hanmer, Paul S. Herrnson, and Richard G. Niemi. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 67:111-124, 2009.

"Voter Reactions to Electronic Voting Systems: Results from a Usability Field Test." Paul S. Herrnson, Richard G. Niemi, Michael J. Hanmer, Peter L. Francia, Benjamin B. Bederson, Frederick G. Conrad, and Michael W. Traugott. American Politics Research, 36:580-611, 2008.

“Data Collection and the National Voter Registration Act.” in Data for Democracy: Improving Elections Through Metrics and Measurement. The Pew Center on the States. December 2008.

“Good Excuses: Understanding Who Votes with an Improved Turnout Question.” Brian Duff, Michael J. Hanmer, Won-ho Park, and Ismail K. White. Public Opinion Quarterly, 71:67-90, 2007.

“An Alternative Approach to Estimating Who is Most Likely to Respond to Changes in Registration Laws.” Political Behavior, 29:1-30, 2007.

“How Good is This Excuse?: Correction of Over-reporting of Voter Turnout in the 2002 4 American National Election Study.” Brian Duff, Michael J. Hanmer, Won-ho Park, and Ismail K. White. National Election Studies (NES) Technical Report. August 2004.

 

“Turnout and the Local Age Distribution: Examining Political Participation Across Space and Time.” James G. Gimpel, David R. Armstrong, and Irwin Morris). Political Geography. 23(1): 71-95, 2004.

“The Impact of Vote-By-Mail on Voter Behavior.” (Michael J. Hanmer and Michael W. Traugott). American Politics Research, 32:375-405, 2004.