Data

General Issues
Identity & Diversity
Specific Topics
Political Parties
Location
Grapevine
Texas
United States
Scope of Influence
National
Links
New York Times: This Experiment Has Some Great News for Our Democracy
CNN: How a weekend of discussing politics shifted the views of these Americans
Larry Diamond: What I Learned from Listening to Americans Deliberate
CNN: 526 people were asked to talk politics. The response tested American democracy
New York Times: These 526 Voters Represent All of America. And They Spent a Weekend Together
Business Wire: 500+ Person “America In One Room” Deliberative Polling Experiment Shows Dramatic Shifts Toward Centrist Policies Among Both Republican & Democratic Voters
Start Date
End Date
Ongoing
No
Time Limited or Repeated?
A single, defined period of time
Purpose/Goal
Research
Develop the civic capacities of individuals, communities, and/or civil society organizations
Approach
Research
Independent action
Citizenship building
Spectrum of Public Participation
Not applicable or not relevant
Total Number of Participants
526
Open to All or Limited to Some?
Limited to Only Some Groups or Individuals
Recruitment Method for Limited Subset of Population
stratified
General Types of Methods
Deliberative and dialogic process
Research or experimental method
General Types of Tools/Techniques
Facilitate dialogue, discussion, and/or deliberation
Collect, analyse and/or solicit feedback
Recruit or select participants
Specific Methods, Tools & Techniques
Deliberative Polling
Deliberation
Survey
Legality
Yes
Facilitators
Yes
Facilitator Training
Professional Facilitators
Face-to-Face, Online, or Both
Face-to-Face
Types of Interaction Among Participants
Discussion, Dialogue, or Deliberation
Ask & Answer Questions
Information & Learning Resources
Written Briefing Materials
Expert Presentations
Decision Methods
Opinion Survey
Communication of Insights & Outcomes
Public Report
New Media
Traditional Media
Primary Organizer/Manager
The Center for Deliberative Democracy at Stanford University
Type of Organizer/Manager
Academic Institution
Non-Governmental Organization
Type of Funder
Academic Institution
Non-Governmental Organization
Evidence of Impact
Yes
Types of Change
Changes in people’s knowledge, attitudes, and behavior
Changes in civic capacities
Conflict transformation
Implementers of Change
Lay Public
Formal Evaluation
Yes
Evaluation Report Documents
America in One Room Executive Summary
Evaluation Report Links
America in One Room Overall Results

CASE

American in One Room Deliberative Poll on the 2020 Elections

First Submitted By Scott Fletcher, Participedia Team

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General Issues
Identity & Diversity
Specific Topics
Political Parties
Location
Grapevine
Texas
United States
Scope of Influence
National
Links
New York Times: This Experiment Has Some Great News for Our Democracy
CNN: How a weekend of discussing politics shifted the views of these Americans
Larry Diamond: What I Learned from Listening to Americans Deliberate
CNN: 526 people were asked to talk politics. The response tested American democracy
New York Times: These 526 Voters Represent All of America. And They Spent a Weekend Together
Business Wire: 500+ Person “America In One Room” Deliberative Polling Experiment Shows Dramatic Shifts Toward Centrist Policies Among Both Republican & Democratic Voters
Start Date
End Date
Ongoing
No
Time Limited or Repeated?
A single, defined period of time
Purpose/Goal
Research
Develop the civic capacities of individuals, communities, and/or civil society organizations
Approach
Research
Independent action
Citizenship building
Spectrum of Public Participation
Not applicable or not relevant
Total Number of Participants
526
Open to All or Limited to Some?
Limited to Only Some Groups or Individuals
Recruitment Method for Limited Subset of Population
stratified
General Types of Methods
Deliberative and dialogic process
Research or experimental method
General Types of Tools/Techniques
Facilitate dialogue, discussion, and/or deliberation
Collect, analyse and/or solicit feedback
Recruit or select participants
Specific Methods, Tools & Techniques
Deliberative Polling
Deliberation
Survey
Legality
Yes
Facilitators
Yes
Facilitator Training
Professional Facilitators
Face-to-Face, Online, or Both
Face-to-Face
Types of Interaction Among Participants
Discussion, Dialogue, or Deliberation
Ask & Answer Questions
Information & Learning Resources
Written Briefing Materials
Expert Presentations
Decision Methods
Opinion Survey
Communication of Insights & Outcomes
Public Report
New Media
Traditional Media
Primary Organizer/Manager
The Center for Deliberative Democracy at Stanford University
Type of Organizer/Manager
Academic Institution
Non-Governmental Organization
Type of Funder
Academic Institution
Non-Governmental Organization
Evidence of Impact
Yes
Types of Change
Changes in people’s knowledge, attitudes, and behavior
Changes in civic capacities
Conflict transformation
Implementers of Change
Lay Public
Formal Evaluation
Yes
Evaluation Report Documents
America in One Room Executive Summary
Evaluation Report Links
America in One Room Overall Results

Over 4 days, 526 voters from across the country took part in a deliberative polling event, organized in an attempt to break through partisan divides and focus on key issues: the economy and taxes, health care, the environment, immigration, and foreign policy.


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Problems and Purpose

Background History and Context

Organizing, Supporting, and Funding Entities

Participant Recruitment and Selection

Methods and Tools Used

What Went On: Process, Interaction, and Participation

Influence, Outcomes, and Effects

Analysis and Lessons Learned

See Also

References

External Links

Notes