III. Research and Report Summaries
Federal Primary Election Runoffs and Voter Turnout Decline, 1994-2010 - Katherine Sicienski, William Hix, and Rob Richie, FairVote, July 2011: This report analyzes turnout data from 146 primary runoff elections held between 1994 and 2010 and describes how these elections have seen a near-universal decline in turnout.
Election Legislation 2011: Threats and Opportunities Assessment Update - Erin Ferns Lee, Project Vote, August 2011: Project Vote reviews election reform legislation in the 50 state legislatures and the U.S. Congress.
Legality of the Use of Ranked Choice Absentee Ballots for Military and Overseas Voters - Cynthia Okechukwu, FairVote July 18, 2011: This report analyzes the potential legal issues with the use of ranked-choice absentee ballots for military and overseas voters.