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  • ‘Mobilization fatigue’ leads to diminishing returns for labor-backed voter turnout drives

    Photo of Ryan Lamare, a professor of labor and employment relations at the University of Illinois.

    Repeated voter contact across multiple election cycles can eventually lead to “mobilization fatigue,” says new research from U. of I. labor professor Ryan Lamare.

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer


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  • Editor’s notes: To contact Ryan Lamare, call 217-244-6241; email

    The paper “Labor Unions and Political Mobilization: Diminishing Returns of Repetitious Contact” is available online.