Civic Engagement Resources

 

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CCEP RESOURCE LIST

 

Voter Turnout Trends:

 
CIRCLE:
Where will young Voters Impact the 2016 Election?

Top 10 States/Districts by Youth Electoral Significance

Kei Kawashima-Ginsberg, Director. Noorya Hayat, Researcher. Abby Kiesa, Youth Coordinator and Researcher. Felicia Sullivan, Senior Researcher. 

July 22, 2016

http://www.civicyouth.org/youthvote2016/

 

FAIRVOTE:

Voter Registration:  

An International Perspective

Eve Robert

April 21, 2009

https://fairvote.app.box.com/v/univ-voter-reg-intl

 

Federal Primary Election Runoffs and Voter Turnout Decline

From Fairvote.Org

August 13, 2009

http://www.fairvote.org/federal-primary-election-runoffs-and-voter-turnout-decline

 

PEW HISPANIC RESEARCH CENTER:

Democrats Maintain Edge as Party ‘More Concerned’ for Latinos, but Views Similar to 2012

75% have discussed Trump’s comments about Hispanics in the past year

By Mark Hugo Lopez, Ana Gonzalez-Barrera, Jens Manuel Krogstad and Gustavo López

October 11, 2016

http://www.pewhispanic.org/2016/10/11/democrats-maintain-edge-as-party-more-concerned-for-latinos-but-views-similar-to-2012/

 

Millennials Make Up Almost Half of Latino Eligible Voters in 2016

Youth, Naturalizations Drive Number of Hispanic Eligible Voters to Record 27.3 Million

By Jens Manuel Krogstad, Mark Hugo Lopez, Gustavo López, Jeffrey S. Passel and Eileen Patten

January 19, 2016

http://www.pewhispanic.org/2016/01/19/millennials-make-up-almost-half-of-latino-eligible-voters-in-2016/

 

Hispanic Voters in the 2014 Election

Democratic Advantage Remains, but Republicans Improve Margin in Some States

By Jens Manuel Krogstad And Mark Hugo Lopez

November 7, 2014

http://www.pewhispanic.org/2014/11/07/hispanic-voters-in-the-2014-election/

 

Inside the 2012 Latino Electorate

By Mark Hugo Lopez and Ana Gonzalez-Barrera

June 3, 2013

http://www.pewhispanic.org/2013/06/03/inside-the-2012-latino-electorate/

 

An Awakened Giant: The Hispanic Electorate is Likely to Double by 2030

By Paul Taylor, Ana Gonzalez-Barrera, Jeffrey s. Passel and Mark Hugo Lopez

November 14, 2012

http://www.pewhispanic.org/2012/11/14/an-awakened-giant-the-hispanic-electorate-is-likely-to-double-by-2030/

 

Latinos in the 2012 Election: California

By Seth Motel And Eileen Patten

October 1, 2012

Http://www.pewhispanic.org/2012/10/01/latinos-in-the-2012-election-california/

 

II. Growing Diversity Among Eligible Voters

By Mark Hugo Lopez and Paul Taylor

April 30, 2009

http://www.pewhispanic.org/2009/04/30/ii-growing-diversity-among-eligible-voters/

 

Hispanics and the 2006 Election
October 2006

http://www.pewhispanic.org/2006/10/02/hispanics-and-the-2006-election/

 

PEW RESEARCH CENTER:

Dislike of candidates or campaign issues was most common reason for not voting in 2016

By Gustavo López and Antonio Flores

June 1, 2017

http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2017/06/01/dislike-of-candidates-or-campaign-issues-was-most-common-reason-for-not-voting-in-2016/

 

U.S. trails most developed countries in voter turnout

By Drew Desilver

May 15, 2017

http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2017/05/15/u-s-voter-turnout-trails-most-developed-countries/

 

Black voter turnout fell in 2016, even as a record number of Americans cast ballots

By Jens Manuel Krogstad and Mark Hugo Lopez

May 12, 2017

http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2017/05/12/black-voter-turnout-fell-in-2016-even-as-a-record-number-of-americans-cast-ballots/

 

More voters will have access to non-English ballots in the next election cycle

By D’vera Cohn

December 16, 2016

http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2016/12/16/more-voters-will-have-access-to-non-english-ballots-in-the-next-election-cycle/

 

Key facts about the Latino vote in 2016

By Jens Manuel Krogstad

October 14, 2016

http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2016/10/14/key-facts-about-the-latino-vote-in-2016/

 

Many Americans say they voted, but did they?

By Ruth Igielnik

March 10, 2016

http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2016/03/10/many-americans-say-they-voted-but-did-they/

 

The Party of Nonvoters

Younger, More Racially Diverse, More Financially Strapped

October 31, 2014

http://www.people-press.org/2014/10/31/the-party-of-nonvoters-2/

 

PUBLIC POLICY INSTITUTE OF CALIFORNIA:

California’s Missing Voters: Who Is Not Voting and Why

By Eric Mcghee

June 2017

http://www.ppic.org/publication/californias-missing-voters-who-is-not-voting-and-why/

 

Election Reforms:

 

CIRCLE:

All Together Now: Collaboration and Innovation for Youth Engagement

The Report of the Commission on Youth Voting and Civic Knowledge

October 1, 2013

http://civicyouth.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/CIRCLE-youthvoting-individualPages.pdf

 

FAIRVOTE:

Plurality in gubernatorial elections

Posted on December 23, 2015

December 23, 2015

http://www.fairvote.org/plurality-in-gubernatorial-elections

 

The Effect of Fair Representation Voting on 2013 Cambridge, Massachusetts municipal elections

By Andrew Douglas

February 12, 2014

http://www.fairvote.org/the-effect-of-fair-representation-voting-on-2013-cambridge-massachusetts-municipal-elections

 

Achieving Universal Voter Registration Through the

Massachusetts Health Care Model:

Analysis and Sample Statutory Language

September 08, 2009

http://www.fairvote.org/universal-voter-registration-the-massachusetts-health-care-model

 

Civic Engagement/Voter Surveys:

 

CIRCLE:

The Civic and Political Health of the Nation: National Youth Survey of Civic Engagement 2002
By Scott Keeter; Cliff Zukin, Molly Andolina, Krista Jenkins

September 2002 

http://www.civicyouth.org/research/products /Civic_Political_Health.pdf

 

FAIRVOTE:

2014 Eagleton Poll California RCV Survey Results

By Sarah John

March 24, 2015

http://www.fairvote.org/2014-survey-results

 

PEW RESEARCH CENTER:

Can Likely Voter Models Be Improved?

By Scott Keeter and Ruth Igielnik

January 7, 2016

http://www.pewresearch.org/2016/01/07/can-likely-voter-models-be-improved/

 

Pew Research Center’s Exit Poll Analysis on the 2012 Election

November 7, 2012

http://www.pewresearch.org/2012/11/07/pew-research-centers-exit-poll-analysis-on-the-2012-election/

 

Online Political Videos and Campaign 2012

By Aaron Smith and Maeve Duggan

November 2, 2012

http://www.pewinternet.org/2012/11/02/online-political-videos-and-campaign-2012/

 

Opinion Surveys:

 

CIRCLE:

When Civic Skill Development Translates to Broader Youth Development: A Program Profile

July 18th, 2017

http://civicyouth.org/when-civic-skill-development-translates-to-broader-youth-development-a-program-profile/

 

PEW RESEARCH CENTER:

Dislike of candidates or campaign issues was most common reason for not voting in 2016

By Gustavo López and Antonio Flores

June 1, 2017

http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2017/06/01/dislike-of-candidates-or-campaign-issues-was-most-common-reason-for-not-voting-in-2016/

 

4. The voting process

November 21, 2016

http://www.people-press.org/2016/11/21/the-voting-process/

 

Voters have a dim view of primaries as a good way to pick the best candidate

By Samantha Smith

April 5, 2016

http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2016/04/05/voters-have-a-dim-view-of-primaries-as-a-good-way-to-pick-the-best-candidate/

 

Civic Engagement Trends:

 

FAIRVOTE:

The State of Women's Representation 2015-2016

December 14, 2015

http://www.fairvote.org/the_state_of_women_s_representation_2015

 

THE JAMES IRVINE FOUNDATION:

Hearts and Minds: The Arts and Civic Engagement

By Nick Rabkin

April, 2017

https://irvine-dot-org.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/241/attachments/Nick_Rabkin_Civic_Engagement_Report_April_2017.pdf?1490741969

 

Building the Field of Arts Engagement

By Adrian Ellis

March, 2017

https://irvine-dot-org.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/239/attachments/AEA_Arts_Engagement_Report_March_2017.pdf?1490202454

 

PEW RESEARCH CENTER:

Even in Era of Disillusionment, Many Around the World Say Ordinary Citizens Can Influence Government

By Richard Wike, Janell Fetterolf and Bridget Parker

October 24, 2016

http://www.pewglobal.org/2016/10/24/even-in-era-of-disillusionment-many-around-the-world-say-ordinary-citizens-can-influence-government/

 

Millennials match Baby Boomers as largest generation in U.S. electorate, but will they vote?

By Richard Fry

May 16, 2016

http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2016/05/16/millennials-match-baby-boomers-as-largest-generation-in-u-s-electorate-but-will-they-vote/

 

PUBLIC AGENDA:

Power To The People! (And Settings for Using It Wisely?)
Balancing direct and deliberative democracy in participatory budgeting processes

December 6th, 2016

By Matt Leighninger and Chloe Rinehart

https://www.publicagenda.org/files/PowertothePeople_PublicAgenda_2016.pdf

 

Public Engagement And America's Growing Latino Population

By Lara Birnback, with Maria Martha Chavez, Will Friedman and Isaac Rowlett 

June 1, 2009

https://www.publicagenda.org/media/public-engagement-and-americas-growing-latino-population

 

Public Spending, By The People

Participatory Budgeting in the United States and Canada in 2014 - 2015

May 10th, 2016

By Carolin Hagelskamp, Chloe Rinehart, Rebecca Silliman and David Schleifer and in partnership with local participatory budgeting evaluators and practitioners. 

https://www.publicagenda.org/files/PublicSpendingByThePeople_PublicAgenda_2016.pdf

 

Voting Rights:

 

NATIONAL COMMISSION ON VOTING RIGHTS:

Improving Elections in the United States: Voices From the Field

By Tova Wang and Maria Peralta

September 22, 2015

http://votingrightstoday.org/ncvr/resources/electionadmin

 

Protecting Minority Voters: Our Work is Not Done

August 13, 2014

http://votingrightstoday.org/ncvr/resources/discriminationreport

 

PEW RESEARCH CENTER:

In closely watched case, Supreme Court strikes down key section of Voting Rights Act

By Drew Desilver

June 25, 2013

http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2013/06/25/in-closely-watched-case-supreme-court-strikes-down-key-section-of-voting-rights-act/

 

As Supreme Court Weighs Voting Rights Act Changes, No Racial Gap in Voting Problems

By Andrew Kohut

May 20, 2013

http://www.pewresearch.org/2013/05/20/as-supreme-court-weighs-voting-rights-act-changes-no-racial-gap-in-voting-problems/

 

Race and Voting

May 19, 2013

http://www.people-press.org/2013/05/19/race-and-voting/

 

Voting Reforms:

 

FAIRVOTE:

Recommended Reforms to California's Top Two

By Cameron Ferrante

April 23, 2015

http://www.fairvote.org/recommended-reforms-to-californias-top-two

 

THE GREENLINING INSTITUTE:

Community Voices: Improving Access to Voting for California’s Limited- English Communities

By Joshua Alegado, Zainab Badi, and Michelle Romero
February 2015 

http://greenlining.org/wp- content/uploads/2015/02/Improving-Access- to-Voting-for-Californias-Limited-English- Proficiency-Communities-spreads.pdf

 

PEW RESEARCH CENTER:

Public Supports Aim of Making It ‘Easy’ for All Citizens to Vote

Only one-in-five back mandatory voting

June 28, 2017

http://www.people-press.org/2017/06/28/public-supports-aim-of-making-it-easy-for-all-citizens-to-vote/

 

Supreme Court could reshape voting districts, with big impact on Hispanics

By Drew Desilver

December 10, 2015

http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2015/12/10/supreme-court-could-reshape-voting-districts-with-big-impact-on-hispanics/

 

Study: Early voting associated with lower turnout

By Rich Morin

September 23, 2013

http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2013/09/23/study-early-voting-associated-with-lower-turnout/

 

Other:

 

NATIONAL PARALEGAL COLLEGE:

Constitutional Law and Criminal Procedure

November 2, 2016

http://nationalparalegal.edu/conLawCrimProc_Public/menu_conLawCrimProc.asp