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 support for female political candidates. Her open-access article “Votes for Women: Electoral Systems and Support for Female Candidates” with Sona N. Golder and six other researchers in the March 2017 issue of Politics & Gender.




Screen captures of the study’s EuroVotePlus website 


Hosts / Producers

Doug Leigh & Ryan Watkins

How to Cite

Leigh, D., Watkins, R., & Stephenson, L.. (2017, November 14). Parsing Science – Electoral Systems and Female Candidates. figshare.


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