Haselswerdt Finds States with Expanded Medicaid Program Saw Higher Voter Turnout

Demonstrators rally in Support of the Affordable Care Act, at The White House, Washington, DC (flickr-Ted Eytan)

Demonstrators rally in Support of the Affordable Care Act, at The White House, Washington, DC (flickr-Ted Eytan)

In a forthcoming article for Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, Jake Haselswerdt, assistant professor of public affairs and political science, finds that backlash against the Affordable Care Act and new beneficiaries contributed to increase in voter participation. 

Vann Newkirk writes about Haselswerdt's research for The Atlantic here