In this episode we talk with Laura Stephenson from the University of Western Ontario about her research into how the structures of electoral systems can shape the outcomes. She co-authored “Votes for Women: Electoral Systems and Support for Female Candidates” with Sona N. Golder, Karine Van der Straeten, André Blais, Damien Bol, Philipp Harfst, and Jean-Francois Laslier. The article was published in the March 2017 issue of Politics & Gender.

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Laura’s website

Supplemental materials for article

The Euro Vote Plus Experiment” (2015 article)

Making Electoral Democracy Work (project website)

Pictures of the study’s EuroVotePlus website 

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Hosts / Producers

Doug Leigh & Ryan Watkins


What’s The Angle? by Shane Ivers

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