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Statistics Canada voter turnout report

2012-02-27

Queen’s University political studies professors Scott Matthews and Elizabeth Goodyear Grant are available to talk about this morning’s Statistics Canada report on the main reasons Canadians didn’t vote in the May 2011 federal election.

Dr. Matthews specializes in the study of elections, voting and public opinion and has conducted research into voter turnout. Dr. Goodyear Grant specializes in elections, voting behavior and political behavior.

Both have read highlights of the report and be available to comment on the findings.

Please note Dr. Matthews will be busy between 2-4 pm on Friday, Feb. 24.

To arrange an interview, please contact communication officers Michael Onesi at 613.533.6000 ext. 77513 or michael.onesi@queensu.ca or Anne Craig at 613-533-2877 or Anne.Craig@queensu.ca at Queen’s University News and Media Services Department in Kingston, Ont., Canada.

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