Spectrum: The Journal of State Government
We examine the early voting process in Tennessee during the election of 1994. By conducting a mail survey of all 95 county registrars, we ascertained the methods and costs of early voting implementation. Generally, the survey reveals a strong belief that early voting encourages greater participation by voters, with turnout data supporting this belief. We find that the ballot type and location of early voting sites play an important role in determining both the costs of early voting and the rate of voter participation.
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Richardson, Lillard E. Jr. and Neeley, Grant W., "Implementation of Early Voting" (1996). Political Science Faculty Publications. 74.