Canada

The 2019 Canadian Federal Election: A Return to Western Alienation

André Lecours, University of Ottawa, highlights the issues that shaped the recent Canadian federal elections, and argues that the result emphasise the divide between Western Canada and the rest of the country.

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Canada

The 2019 Canadian Federal Election: A Return to Western Alienation

André Lecours, University of Ottawa, highlights the issues that shaped the recent Canadian federal elections, and argues that the result emphasise the divide between Western Canada and the rest of the country.
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How the election is organising itself

Richard Parry discusses the media presentation of opinion poll findings as we await evidence of the impact of the Brexit Party withdrawal from Conservative seats.
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Elections in Spain: a New Deadlock in a More Polarised Parliament

In 2019, we have seen two Spanish general elections, one April and another in November. Robert Liñeira, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, follows up his blog from April and analyses the November election. Arguing that the election verdict is similar to six months ago, however, this is the most polarised parliament in left and national terms since the transition to democracy.
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A very different general election in Scotland

The dynamics of the upcoming general election are very different in Scotland in comparison to the rest of the UK, argues Nicola McEwen in her blog for UK in a Changing Europe, as Brexit is unlikely to be the defining issue, and the SNP look to dominate force.
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General Election 2019 in Northern Ireland: Unionist U-turns and pro-Remain pacts

The 2019 General Election signals a dramatic change in the Northern Irish political landscape. Jonathan Evershed, University College Cork, analyses whats happening in key seats throughout the country and tackles the issues that will dominate the debate.