Luke Jowers – Partisanship’s Impact on Voting Behavior

<< Return to the Virtual URS Main Page

Faculty mentor: Scott Schaefer

This project answers the question of how much partisanship impacts voting behavior. The results make three unique and important contributions. First, that partisanship is a significant factor in determining an person’s likelihood to vote. Second, the 2016 election marked a shift towards increased involvement from extreme partisans. And third, as is shown in the Utah analysis, the general partisanship of the precinct that you live has a significant impact on a voter’s likelihood to vote.

Click below to hear me present my poster!
Click on the social media icons above to share this page.
Questions or comments? Contact me at: luke.jowers@icloud.com


<< Return to the Virtual URS Main Page