Tuesday Seminar – 29 October, 2019

Tuesday October 29, 2019: André Blais (Université de Montréal), Semra Sevi (Université de Montréal), and Clifton van der Linden (McMaster University). “Who supports electoral reform?” Pavillon Lionel-Groulx, Université de Montréal, C-4145, 12h-13h.

Abstract: Electoral reform has been on the political agenda in Canada since the turn of the millennium. During the 2015 Canadian federal election, Justin Trudeau promised that would be the last election under First Past The Post. After the election, he commissioned a national public consultation to better understand the preferences of Canadians on different features of electoral system. This study examines voters preferences for different feature of electoral systems using approval and trade-off statements among over 200,000 Canadians. 

This content has been updated on 28 October 2019 at 12 h 33 min.