Alan S. Gerber, Gregory A. Huber, Marc Meredith, Daniel R. Biggers and David J. Hendry have written this article for AJPS. Here is the abstract:
Funding for this research was provided by Yale University and the Institution for Social and Policy Studies. We thank Vesla Weaver; Seth Hill; Matt Levendusky; seminar participants at UCLA, UCSD, the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy Studies, and Yale University; the anonymous reviewers; and the editor for their helpful comments and feedback. We also thank the Connecticut Secretary of State’s office for their cooperation. An earlier version of this article was presented at the 2012 American Political Science Association meeting and circulated with the title “Felony Status, Patterns of Participation, and the Possibility of Political Reintegration: Results from a Field Experiment.” Data and supporting materials are available at http://huber.research.yale.edu and the AJPS Data Archive on Dataverse (http://dvn.iq.harvard.edu/dvn/dv/ajps). All errors are our own.