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2019 CPSA Conference, Vancouver

Several Chair-members attended the Annual Conference of the Canadian Political Science Association, that took place at the University of British Columbia, in Vancouver. Both Florence Vallée-Dubois and Semra Sevi presented multiple papers during the conference (for more information on the program, see here). Finally, Ruth Dassonneville presented a co-authored paper on “Voting at 16”, based […] Read more

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2019 Canadian Federal Election – Forecasts for the Incumbent Party

THE CANADA ELECTION NOWCASTER  ———————————————————————————- FORECAST FOR: AUGUST 2019 (42.12%) A NEW FORECAST WILL BE PUBLISHED EVERY MONTH.  ———————————————————————————- When in doubt, forecasters can act either one of two ways: They can take the chance to sink with their ship (i.e., stick with their model no matter what) or run for the lifeboats (i.e., change […] Read more

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SQSP Conference

The 2019 edition of the SQSP, that took place at the Université de Montréal, offered an opportunity for many Chair members to present their research. Many students took part in the workshop “Les défis de la démocratie électorale: le comportement électoral dans un contexte de volatilité”, that Ruth Dassonneville co-organised with Valérie-Anne Mahéo. Here is […] Read more

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Workshop: European elections and attitudes towards the European Union

From 20 to 22 May 2019, Laurie Beaudonnet (Jean Monnet Centre Montréal) and Ruth Dassonneville (Canada Research Chair in Electoral Democracy) co-organized an acedemic workshop on European election and attitudes toward the Union. Speakers included, besides the organizers themselves, Jae-Jae Spoon (University of Pittsburgh), Joost van Spanje (University of Amsterdam), Katjana Gattermann (University of Amsterdam) […] Read more

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Public Forum: Europe on the brink

On May 21, 2019, the Research Chair, in collaboration with the Center for the Study of Democratic Citizenship and the Centre Jean Monnet Montréal organized a public forum entitled ‘Europe on the Brink’. This event was an opportunity for many researchers (Laurie Beaudonnet – Université de Montréal; Ruth Dassonneville – Université de Montréal; Katjana Gatterman […] Read more

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Infographics : POL3015 A18

Last term, I asked students enrolled in my undergrad course on elections (POL3015), to create infographics. In these infographics, they explained a concept in the field of electoral studies. The students created infographics on many different topics, such as the concept of economic voting, compulsory voting, women suffrage, amongst others. Below are some examples of […] Read more