By Elisabeth Gidengil,Neil Nevitte,Andre Blais,Joanna Everitt,Patrick Fournier

popping out of the 2000 Canadian federal election, the dominance of the Liberal occasion appeared guaranteed. by means of 2011 the location had thoroughly reversed: the Liberals suffered a crushing defeat, failing even to turn into the professional competition and recording their lowest ever proportion of the vote. Dominance and Decline offers a finished, comparative account of Canadian election results from 2000 via to 2008. The booklet explores the which means of these results in the context of the bigger adjustments that experience marked Canada's occasion procedure considering 1988. It additionally exhibits how those tendencies have been in line with the end result of the 2011 federal election. in the course of the e-book a number of vote casting theories are revisited and reassessed in gentle of this analysis.

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