Colorado 2014 Turnout Analysis by Pantheon

Analysis of voter turnout in the 2014 midterm election in Colorado shows that low-propensity voters, including young voters, significantly overperformed their predicted turnout levels. This report also contains analyses of predicted versus actual turnout among various subgroups, including those based on demographics, partisanship, and vote history. While not conclusive, the evidence generated by these analyses supports the assertion that Colorado’s universal vote-by-mail system — which debuted in 2014 — likely played a role in increasing turnout.

Survey of States’ Cost Savings

Alaska’s Election Policy Work Group compiled research regarding five star vote-by-mail systems, including a survey of cost savings across a number of states