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Smith et al., 2003: Asking if they were expecting to vote in election had no effect on voter turnout among registered voters

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Smith, J. K., Gerber, A. S., & Orlich, A. (2003). Self-prophecy effects and voter turnout: An experimental replication. Political Psychology, 24(3), 593-604.
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Summary:

In an attempted replication of Greenwald et al., 1987, asking registered voters if they expected to vote in a presidential primary election in telephone surveys over two days prior to the election caused no increase in voter turnout.

Psychological Process:

What Desired Meaning is At Stake?

What is the Person Trying to Understand?

To See the Self as Adequate

How?

Psychological Question Addressed

Did I say I would do it?Did I say I would do it?

Psychological Question Addressed

Did I say I would do it?

Psychological Process 2:

Need

What is the Person Trying to Understand?

What Desired Meaning is At Stake?

What Desired Meaning is At Stake?

What About it?

Approach to Desired Meaning

Approach to Desired Meaning

How?

Psychological Question Addressed

Psychological Question Addressed

Psychological Question Addressed

Psychological Process 3:

Need

What Desired Meaning is At Stake?

Approach to Desired Meaning

How?

Psychological Question Addressed

Psychological Question Addressed

Did I say I would do it?

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Walton & Wilson, 2018