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The Money and Local Democracy Project explores the effects of campaign finance rules on municipal election campaigns and election outcomes in Canada. Governments around the world regulate election campaign financing to ensure that elections are fair and competitive, although they do so in different ways. Funded by a Western University Undergraduate Student Research Internship (UWO) grant, research assistant Brittany Bouteiller was tasked with conducting preliminary research on 65 municipalities across Canada to determine the availability of campaign finance data from local and provincial governments and to identify clusters or trends. This research bulletin summarizes her findings.
Centre for Urban Policy and Local Governance
election campaign finance, local government, municipal elections
Other Political Science | Public Policy | Urban Studies
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Bouteiller, Brittany L., "Election Campaign Finance Rules in Canadian Municipalities: An Overview" (2021). Centre for Urban Policy and Local Governance – Publications. 7.