Photo: Voter Decision Affected by Polling Place, Study Finds



Warren Ashe stands at a voting booth at Backus Middle School in Washington, D.C., on January 13, 2004.

In a recent study, voters were more likely to approve a school-funding initiative if they were assigned to cast their ballot at a school.

The finding suggests that where people are assigned to vote can influence how they vote, experts say.

Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images


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