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. 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.

Electoral Systems and Female Candidates - Laura Stephenson
Electoral Systems and Female Candidates - Laura Stephenson
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Hosts / Producers

Doug Leigh & Ryan Watkins

How to Cite

Leigh, D., & Watkins, R.. (2017, November 14). Parsing Science – Electoral Systems and Female Candidates with Laura Stephenson (Version 1). figshare. https://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.5915032.v1

Music

What’s The Angle? by Shane Ivers