Unequal Voices: California’s Racial Disparities in Political Participation, Part I (Advancement Project and UC Riverside, School of Public Policy)

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Using voter and civic engagement data collections from 2004 to 2014, we analyze data on voting in presidential, midterm, and local elections, data on voting by mail, as well as data on participation beyond the ballot box – contacting public officials, supporting political campaigns, attending political meetings, protesting, engaging in consumer activism, and discussing politics.
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Unequal Voices: Who Speaks for California, Part II (Advancement Project and UC Riverside, School of Public Policy)

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Unequal Voices, Part II shows that racial disparity trends in participation beyond voting continue. Using original telephone survey data from 2016, we analyzed the rates at which Californians contact public officials, contribute money to campaigns, attend public meetings, protest, engage in consumer activism, and sign petitions in person or online.
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