Smith et al., 2003: Asking if they were expecting to vote in election had no effect on voter turnout among registered voters
Smith, J. K., Gerber, A. S., & Orlich, A. (2003). Self-prophecy effects and voter turnout: An experimental replication. Political Psychology, 24(3), 593-604.Download PDF
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.