Explaining voter behavior toward local school expenditures: The impact of public attitudes

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Two logit models are presented to explain voter turnout and voter choice for a referendum considering a millage increase to finance a new high school building. The models incorporate attitudinal variables, along with demographic and economic variables. This approach suggests that interested parties, such as school officials, can systematically influence the outcome of local school referenda.

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© 1990 Published by Elsevier Ltd. Publisher's version of record: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0272-7757(90)90032-Z

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Economics of Education Review