Janelle Johnson

PhD Candidate in Political Science, University of New Mexico
Chapter Member: New Mexico SSN
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About Janelle

Johnson's research and consulting work involves survey writing and administration, and data collection and analysis. Her work focuses on voting behavior in the U.S., primary and general elections, electoral outcomes, election administration and policy, and voter identification laws. Johnson has worked with both the Bernalillo County Clerk’s office and County Commissioners, providing data analysis and research findings to inform their policymaking and implementation of funding policies and election administration.


To Make Sure All Votes Count, New Mexico Needs Open Primary Elections

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"Early Childhood Survey Project," University of New Mexico, forthcoming.

Discusses a survey instrument designed to inform us about the health, childcare arrangements, breastfeeding access, health insurance coverage, and access to healthcare of New Mexican children and their families.  

"Considerations for the Development of a System to Distribute Tax Revenues Earmarked for Behavioral Health in Bernalillo County," (with Samuel Howarth), Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center for Health Policy, May 2015.

Identifies the ways in which government entities have developed and dedicated funding streams to fund mental health services, distributed revenues to providers, and developed governmental structures to administer the collection and distribution of those revenues.   

"2014 Bernalillo County Election Administration Report," (with Lonna Atkeson, Alex Adams, and Julia Hellwege), University of New Mexico, 2014.

Analyzes and evaluates the administration of elections, quality of polling locations, poll worker attitudes, voter attitudes and experiences.  Implements research from the 2014 Bernalillo County Poll Worker and Voter surveys, and the 2014 Bernalillo County Election Observation Reports.