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Door-to-door canvassing in the European elections: Evidence from a Swedish field experiment
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Government.ORCID iD: 0000-0003-0847-5601
2017 (English)In: Electoral Studies, ISSN 0261-3794, E-ISSN 1873-6890, Vol. 45, 110-118 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

In this paper I report the results from a door-to-door canvassing experiment conducted in Sweden during the 2014 European elections. The canvassing was performed by members of the Social Democratic Party and the experiment closely resembles the partisan nature of most mobilizing campaigns in Europe. The paper is one of the first to provide causal evidence for the mobilizing effectiveness of canvassing outside the United States. Living in a household that was visited by canvassers increases the probability of voting by 3.6 percentage points. This effect is entirely driven by estimates twice as large for occasional and first-time voters. Compared to previous research, the high compliance rate gives precisely estimated effects that are closer to average treatment effects.

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Elsevier, 2017. Vol. 45, 110-118 p.
Keyword [en]
GOTV, Get out the vote, Field experiment, European elections, Sweden
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Political Science (excluding Public Administration Studies and Globalization Studies)
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Political Science
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URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-311143DOI: 10.1016/j.electstud.2016.12.002ISI: 000394067900011OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-311143DiVA: diva2:1058808
Available from: 2016-12-21 Created: 2016-12-21 Last updated: 2017-04-06Bibliographically approved

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