Understanding the increase in voting rates between the 2011 and 2015 federal elections

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This study examines the changes in the voting rates of Canadian citizens between the 2011 and 2015 federal elections, on the basis of supplementary questions that were added to the Labour Force Survey (LFS) shortly after these elections. The focus is on population groups who saw the largest increases in voting rates over the period.

Issue Number: 2016001
Author(s): Larochelle-Côté, Sébastien; Uppal, Sharanjit
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