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Visit of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference

On September 17, 2012, the Centre for the Study of Democratic Citizenship hosted a visit by a delegation from the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC). The 18-member delegation was led by Mr. Xiao Liu, Deputy Director-General of the Guizhou Provincial Committee. The purpose of the visit was to promote international cooperation and the exchange […]

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Making Electoral Democracy Work at the 2012 EPOP conference

The Making Electoral Democracy Work project will be represented at the conference Elections, Public Opinion and Parties (EPOP), which will be held at the University of Oxford, from the 7th to the 9th September.  Three papers related to the project will be presented. The first one is entitled “Party Mobilization and Electoral Systems” and has […]

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2012 MEDW meeting

On June 1 and 2, the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona, Spain) hosted the annual meeting of the MEDW project. The meeting was efficiently organized by Professor Ignacio Lago and his research team. During the two days of the meeting, the members and their students presented early results of various ongoing researches.

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2012 CPSA annual conference

Several members of the MEDW project presented papers at the Canadian Political Science Association (CPSA) conference held from June 12 to June 15 in Edmonton, Alberta. Laura Stephenson, William Cross, Jonathan Malloy and Tamara Small organized a Panel about the 2011 Ontario election. Find out more about the panel and the conference here.

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Farewell and welcome

Last June, Ekrem Karakoc left us after two years of involvement in the MEDW project. He has been offered a tenure stream position in the Political Science Department of the University of Binghamton, SUNY. We would like to thank him for his contributions to the project and wish him the very best for his future […]

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Three Ontario Votes Project Report

Since its launch on September 17, more than 9000 people have visited the Three Ontario Votes website. These visitors had the opportunity to learn about three different electoral systems: the first-past-the-post system (FPTP) currently used in Ontario, the alternative vote (AV) and the list proportional representation (List PR). They also had the unique opportunity to […]

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MEDW launched a new project: Three Ontario Votes

In collaboration with a number of universities (University of Montreal, McGill, Carleton and Western Ontario), media and other organizations (CSDC, Toronto Star, Vote Compass, Bell Chair in Parliamentary Democracy), the MEDW group has engaged in a new project that aims to analyze how respondents would vote under three electoral systems in Ontario. The so-called Three […]

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MEDW Announcement in PS

Please click here to see a write-up on the MEDW project in PS: Political Science & Politics.

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June 6-7 2011 MEDW Montreal Meeting

From June 6 to 7, around 25 members of the MEDW research team come together to Montreal to discuss early findings of the various projects. Those who requested hotel accommodations will be staying at: Hotel Le Cantlie Suites Address: 1110, Sherbrooke Ouest, Montréal, Québec H3A 1G9 Website: http://www.hotelcantlie.com/ Detailed information about the content of the […]

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MEDW Call for Bids

The MEDW project is calling for bids on one, some or all of the election studies included in the project. Please see the link for more details. CALL FOR BIDS – Internet Survey Project

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