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Electoral Chair’s Seminar – 27 February

Comparative Public Opinion Polarization in Europe Tadeas Cely-Dartmouth In my presentation, I will show you the most exciting findings from my dissertation research on public opinion polarization in Europe. First, I will argue the differences rooted in religious cultures and the historical church-state conflict best explain why culture wars emerged in some European countries, whereas […] Read more

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Electoral Chair’s Seminar – 21 February

The Heterogeneity of Social Pressure to Vote in Canada Maxime Coulombe-Western University, Laura French Bourgeois-Western, Allison Harell-UQAM, and Laura Stephenson-Western This study investigates the prevalence, influence, and heterogeneity of social pressure to vote in Canada, addressing a gap in the existing literature primarily focused on the United States. Utilizing data from diverse surveys, including the […] Read more

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Electoral Chair’s Seminar – 31 January

Who Accepts Party Policy Change? The Individual-Level Determinants of Policy Change Acceptance Ruth Dassonneville-Université de Montréal, Maurits Meijers-Radboud University Experimental research has shown that political parties often, but not always, suffer reputational costs when they change their policy positions. Yet, it is not clear who accepts and who rejects party policy change. Using newly collected […] Read more