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The Strength of the Native American Vote: How Voting Attitudes Among Native American Students Affects Political Participation
Consent to Participate in Research
Informed Consent for Online Survey

Nalleli Reyes Garcia, an undergraduate student at the University of New Mexico, is conducting a research study. The purpose of this research is to explore how attitudes about voting affect political participation among Native American students at UNM. You are being asked to participate in this study because you are a subscriber to either the American Indian Student Services listserv or the Native American Studies Department listserv.

Your participation will involve participating in an online survey through survey monkey. The survey should take about 20 minutes to complete. The survey includes questions regarding your willingness to participate in voting (likely or unlikely) and asks for your opinion regarding the Native American vote. Your involvement in the study is voluntary, and you may choose not to participate. You can refuse to answer the questions at any time. There are no names or identifying information associated with your responses nor your computer linked to the responses from the survey. There are no known risks in this study, but some individuals may experience discomfort or loss of privacy or confidentiality when answering questions. Data will be stored securely and only approved researchers will have access to the records. We will take measures to protect the security of all your personal information, but we cannot guarantee confidentiality of all study data.

If you have any questions about this research project, please feel free to e-mail Nalleli Reyes Garcia at reyesnalleli@unm.edu. If you have questions regarding your rights as a research subject, or about what you should do in case of any harm to you, you may call the UNM Office of the IRB at (505) 277- 2466 or irb.unm.edu

By clicking next you will be agreeing to participate in the above described research study.

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