Factors associated with voting - ARCHIVED

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This article investigates the factors associated with voting during the May 2011 federal election. Voting rates are examined across personal, family and labour market characteristics. Multivariate techniques are used to account for many of the characteristics associated with voting. The study is based on several supplemental questions, commissioned by Elections Canada, that were added to the May Labour Force Survey. Voting trends and international comparisons, based on administrative data, are also presented.

Issue Number: 2012001
Author(s): Larochelle-Côté, Sébastien; Uppal, Sharanjit
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