The Impact of Information on Voter Knowledge and Engagement: Evidence from the 2012 Elections in Sierra Leone

Abstract

This briefing outlines a pilot experiment for the research project, which aimed to explore: (i) voter engagement including number of attendees, willingness to sit through a screening, the degree to which attendees absorbed and retained information about the candidates, and the representativeness of the audience sample; and (ii) the logistical feasibility of mobile video units, including cost, coverage and scalability.

Citation

Glennerster, R.; Casey, K.; Bidwell, K. The Impact of Information on Voter Knowledge and Engagement: Evidence from the 2012 Elections in Sierra Leone. (2012) 8 pp.

The Impact of Information on Voter Knowledge and Engagement: Evidence from the 2012 Elections in Sierra Leone

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