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Past · April 14, 2021

Vote-by-Mail and Voter Turnout in the Pandemic Election

Virtual Event

April 14, 2021 · 11:00 am - 11:45 am


About the Program

Many states changed their policies to increase voting by mail and reduce the risk from COVID-19 during the 2020 election. In California, officials took extra steps to facilitate vote-by-mail and accommodate in-person voting. PPIC researcher Eric McGhee will present findings on how these policy shifts affected voter turnout in California and the nation.

This event is supported with funding from the PPIC Corporate Circle and the PPIC Donor Circle.

PPIC is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization. PPIC does not take or support positions on any ballot measure or on any local, state, or federal legislation, nor does it support, endorse, or oppose any political parties or candidates for public office.


Eric McGhee

Public Policy Institute of California


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