Deliberative Townhalls

Deliberative Townhalls add four key design features to the traditional town hall meeting: 1) recruiting a representative sample of constituents, 2) neutral, independent third-party moderation, 3) focus on a single issue, & 4) non-partisan background information in advance.

Problems and Purpose

Origins and Development

Participant Recruitment and Selection

How it Works: Process, Interaction, and Decision-Making

Influence, Outcomes, and Effects

Analysis and Lessons Learned

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