Intersectionality and candidate recruitment

Research examining how race, gender, and intersectionality shape candidate recruitment

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Who ran and won in 2021?

Results from a new analysis of diversity in the 2021 Canadian federal election

How diverse is Canadian politics?

Introducing a new dataset on the demographics of more than 4,500 federal election candidates

Ethnicity and political donations

An in-depth analysis of donations during the 2015 Canadian election shows evidence of co-ethnic affinity and a high rate of contributions from South Asian Canadians

Race and candidate recruitment

Does who you know matter? This study shows that racialized candidates are most likely to emerge in districts with racialized local party presidents.