Monthly Archives: April 2014

How to read polls? The failed 2014 early election strategy of the Parti Québécois

By Claire Durand, Professor at the University of Montreal Blog [in French] What is the story? On March 5, 2014, the Parti Québecois (PQ, center-left sovereignist) called an early general election in the Canadian province of Quebec. The party was at that time leading a minority cabinet and was hoping to comfort its position in […]

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Montreal Voting Experiment Workshop

On March 28 and 29, we held at the University of Montreal a two-day workshop specifically dedicated to voting experiments. This workshop, organized within the Making Electoral Democracy Work project, aimed at presenting latest laboratory, field and survey experiments related to elections. With 36 papers presented and about 70 participants from the US, the UK, […]

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