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Parliamentary Roll-Call

Voting Reference File

Canada

Basic Information:
Parliament website: http://www.parl.gc.ca/index.html
Size of parliament: 308 (house of commons), 105 (senate)
Form of government: parliamentary
Electoral system: plurality, single-member districts (house of commons), appointed (senate)
Continuous democracy since: 1848
Last parliamentary election: 23 January 2006
Freedom House political freedom score in 2004: 1
Population: 32.5 million


Research:

Kam, Christopher (2001) ‘Do Ideological Preferences Explain Parliamentary Behaviour: Evidence from Great Britain and Canada’, Journal of Legislative Studies 7(4): 89-126.

Kornberg, Allan. Canadian Legislative Behavior New York : Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1967.

Data:

1994-1997

Citation should be to: Carey, John M. [year.] Carey data archive. http://www.dartmouth.edu/~jcarey/dataarchive.htm



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