Election Day Voter Registration in Iowa

Election Day Voter Registration in Iowa

R. Michael Alvarez of the California Institute of Technology and Jonathan Nagler of NYU analyze the likely impact of Election Day Registration on voter turnout in Iowa.

  • Overall turnout could go up by 4.9 percent.
  • Turnout among those aged 18 to 25 could increase by 10.7 percent under EDR.
  • Turnout for those who have moved in the last six months could increase by 8.8 percent under EDR.
  • Turnout for Latinos could increase by 9.5 percent, and for African-Americans turnout could increase by 6.6 percent under EDR.
  • Turnout among recently naturalized citizens could increase by as much as 20.2 percent.