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University of Central Florida

2003

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The Effect Of The 2000 Election On Low-Income African American Voters, Barbara Compton Abney Jan 2003

The Effect Of The 2000 Election On Low-Income African American Voters, Barbara Compton Abney

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This research answers the question, "what impact did the 2000 election have on low-income African American voters and how will it affect turnout in future elections?" The analysis focuses on the predominantly black, low-income community of Parramore and examine issues of efficacy related to the 2000 presidential election and beyond. The analysis consists of survey distributed through various community service agencies and conducted door-to-door in Parramore. Respondents were asked a series of questions related to past voter participation, trust in government, the fairness of the 2000 election and perceived future participation. The responses of the survey were compiled into a ...