Massachusetts Institute of Technology

For Support To The Governance Lab

The MIT Governance Lab is a research group of political scientists focused on innovation in citizen engagement and government responsiveness. This grant will enable the Governance Lab to collaborate with civil society organizations, funders, and governments on research that builds and tests theories about how innovative programs and technologies can improve civic participation and make governments more accountable to citizens. In addition to contributing rigorous evidence to inform current debates over participation, accountability, and governmental performance, the Governance Lab will also help organizations integrate this learning into their daily operations.
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for support of the Election Data and Science Lab  
The MIT Election Data and Science Lab advances and disseminates scientific knowledge about the conduct of elections, primarily in the United States but with attention to the rest of the world. By addressing the multiple audiences of academic researchers, the general public, and practitioners, it serves a unique role among individuals and institutions dedicated to improving the conduct of American elections and supports a growing network of election science research centers across the U.S. This supplemental grant will expand capacity to meet the unanticipated demands of the 2020 elections.

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