Senior Research Specialist Aaron Smith discussed the Pew Internet Project’s findings related to e-government at Digital Government Institute's annual conference.
The internet gives citizens new paths to government services and information.
Millennials: Confident. Connected. Open to Change.
The latest in a series of reports about the Millennial Generation, from Pew Social and Demo...
Are opportunities for online engagement bringing new voices into the civic debate?
Aaron Smith discusses the role the Internet plays in opening civic and political debate to historically underrepresented groups.
The Internet and Civic Engagement
Just as in offline politics, the well-off and well-educated are especially likely to participate in online activities that mirror offline forms of engagement. But there are hints that social media may alter this pattern.
The Internet's Role in Campaign 2008
A majority of American adults went online in 2008 to keep informed about political developments and to get involved with the election.
The Annotated Inauguration
Yesterday's inauguration was the first to be fully digitized, annotated and archived online.
Our Voter Engagement Report in the Press
Ars Technica has a great write-up of our recent Voter Engagement report.
Obama voters expect to remain mobilized
Fully 46% of all Obama voters expect to hear directly from Barack Obama or other officials affiliated with the new administration at least occasionally over the next year, and 15% of Obama voters expect to hear from the new administration on at least...
Post-Election Voter Engagement
Voters expect that the level of public engagement they experienced with Barack Obama during the campaign, much of it occurring online, will continue into the early period of his new administration.
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