School of Policy Studies

School of Policy Studies
School of Policy Studies

Strategic voting may play a role in elections. But will it change the outcome?

October 4, 2019

CBC News Online - Mark Gollom with commentary by Kathy Brock, Professor, School of Policy Studies, Queen's University

"Sometimes, the past isn't a good guide to the present, and people may also rely on how the party is doing nationally and that may be quite misleading," she said.

Kathy Brock, a political scientist at Queen's University in Kingston, Ont., said it's a costly strategy for voters, voting for a party in which they do not believe.

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