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Party Leaders and Vote Choice 39 Are Party Leaders Becoming More Important to Vote Choice in Canada? ELISABETH GIDENGIL and ANDRÉ BLAIS Party leaders have aptly been called ‘the superstars of Canadian politics’ (Clarke et al. 1991: 89). They occupied a central place even in early interpretations of Canadian elections and electoral behaviour. Accord- ing to James Mallory (1949), for example, the key to a party’s electoral success was its leader’s ability to capture ‘the national mood.’ The centrality of leaders was also reflected in the title of the first full

The Evolution of the Study of Voting and Voters
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List of Figures 1.1 The effect of negative campaign tone on vote choice 11 3.1 Election campaign information screen 53 3.2 Treatment effects on the information search by party 55 3.3 Treatment effects on the information search by party and type of scandal 56 3.4 Treatment effects on the information search by party and by type and sphere of scandal 57 3.5 Treatment effects on vote choice by party 58 3.6 Treatment effects on vote choice by party and type of scandal 59 3.7 Treatment effects on vote choice by party and by type and sphere of scandal 59 4

Figures 9.2 Female Candidates by Party 169 15.1 Views on the Role of the State 295 15.2 Views on Moral Traditionalism and Minority Groups 296 15.3 Core Conservative Constituency by Federal Vote Choice 302 15.4 Core Conservative Constituency by Provincial Vote Choice 302 15.5 Core Conservative Constituency and Cross-Level Vote Choice 303 16.1 Provincial Voting Intentions in Quebec, 2002–2006 324 16.2 Quebec Voting Intentions, 2006–2010 327

Average for PCs and Wildrose 261 14.1 Canadian Public Opinion on Moral Issues (%) 277 15.1 Correlates of Conservative Values in Quebec 298 15.2 ADQ and CPC Vote Choice Models 300 15.3 The Issue of Minority Accommodation in the 2007 Quebec Provincial Election 304 15.4 Cross-Level Vote Choice 306 16.1 Party Support by Neoliberal Attitudes, 2002 325 16.2 Party Support in Quebec by Age Cohort, 2002 326 List of Tables This page intentionally left blank

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Contents Acknowledgments vii Contributors ix Introduction 3 hans j. michelmann Leadership Politics and the Transformation of Canadian Parties 16 r.k. carty Are Party Leaders Becoming More Important to Vote Choice in Canada? 39 elisabeth gidengil and andré blaiS Declining Political Survival among Parliamentary Party Leaders, 1867–2005 60 cristine de clercy Citizens Speaking for Themselves: New Avenues for Public Involvement 81 f. leslie seidle Royal Commissions and the Policy Cycle in Canada: The Case of Health Care 110 gregory p. marchildon Canada’s New Elections

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Liberal Party Vote Share in Canadian Federal Elections, 1953–2011 117 Tables viii Tables 6.2 Observed and Predicted Values of Liberal Party Vote Share at the National Level 120 7.1 A Model of Homogeneous Campaign Effects, Ontario 2003 145 7.2 A Model of Homogeneous Campaign Effects, Quebec 2011 146 7.3 Campaign Effects, Ontario 2003, Moderated by Information and Ambivalence 147 7.4 Campaign Effects, Quebec 2011, Moderated by Information and Ambivalence 148 8.1 Difference in Means for Government Employees and Other Respondents on Vote Choice in the United

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Devoted to exploring elections as the central act in a democracy, Duty and Choice: The Evolution of the Study of Voting and Voters is animated by a set of three overarching questions: Why do some citizens vote while others do not? How do voters decide to cast their ballots for one can- didate and not another? How does the context in which citizens live influence the choices they make? Organized into three sections focused on turnout, vote choice, and electoral systems, the volume seeks to pro- vide novel insights into the most pressing questions for scholars

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Canada (1988−2008) 81 jean-françois godbout and mathieu turgeon Contents vi Contents Part II: Vote Choice 6 The Economy and Federal Election Outcomes in Canada: Taking Provincial Economic Conditions into Account 107 richard nadeau, éric bélanger, and bruno jérôme 7 Who Responds to Election Campaigns? The Two-Moderator Model Revisited 129 patrick fournier, fred cutler, and stuart soroka 8 Bureaucrats, Policy Attitudes, and Political Behaviour: A Reappraisal 169 james c. garand and ping xu Part III: Electoral Systems 9 How Electoral Systems Shape What Voters

participation is examined in chapter 2 by Kam, Cranmer, and Fowler. In chapter 3, Dawes, Loewen, and Arsenault present evidence for how “behavioural anomalies” such as self-control problems and ambigu- ity aversion are related to turnout. Green’s chapter 4 focuses on recent field experimental work on social pressure and turnout. In chapter 5, which bridges the terrain between turnout and vote choice, Godbout 1 Duty and Choice: The Evolution of the Study of Voting and Voters peter john loewen, daniel rubenson, and maxime héroux-legault Duty and Choice The Evolution of