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Vote Compass launches anew with CBC News for the 2014 Quebec election campaign
March 5, 2014

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CBC News, in partnership with Radio-Canada, has once again commissioned the wildly popular Vote Compass as an integral component of its 2014 Quebec election coverage. The Quebec edition of Vote Compass was developed in cooperation with political scientists from Laval University. It is available at http://cbcnews.ca/votecompass.


Australian Broadcasting Corporation launches Vote Compass
August 4, 2013

ABC NewsThe Australian Broadcasting Corporation has commissioned an Australian edition of Vote Compass for the 2013 Australian federal election campaign, which kicked off just moments ago. Find out how your views compare with the policy platforms of Australia’s major parties at http://abc.net.au/votecompass.


Are you among Australia’s most influential political Tweeters? @VoteCompass maps the #auspol Twittersphere
July 25, 2013

How influential are you in the Australian political Twittersphere?

Vote Compass has issued a new release in its ongoing series of Twitter influence maps. The infographic maps the relationships among several hundred of the most retweeted Twitter users drawn from the pool of Tweets that used the #auspol hashtag between June 11 and July 20, 2013.

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Click here for a high resolution version of the infographic and see if you can find yourself

While the analysis paints an interesting picture of political influence within the Twittersphere, its authors exercise caution in the inferences one might derive from the results.

“We’re looking at a snapshot in time,” said Clifton van der Linden (@CliffvdLinden), executive director of Vote Compass (@VoteCompass). “These networks are often rather fluid and prone to exogenous shocks. They may look very different from one week to the next depending on the events that are driving the discourse among Twitter users. What we are able to glean from this analysis as it stands is a sense of who has been exerting influence upon whom over the course of the past month or so.”
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CBC News partners with Vote Compass for B.C. election
April 17, 2013

CBC NewsCBC News has once again commissioned the wildly popular Vote Compass as an integral component of its election news programming, this time for the British Columbia provincial election. The B.C. edition of Vote Compass was developed in cooperation with political scientists from the University of British Columbia and Simon Fraser University. It is available at http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/bcvotes2013/votecompass.


The Wall Street Journal commissions Vote Compass for U.S. Presidential election
October 13, 2012

The Wall Street JournalThe Wall Street Journal, the largest newspaper in the United States, has commissioned a new edition of Vote Compass for the 2012 American presidential election. The U.S. edition of Vote Compass is available at http://wsj.com/votecompass.


Radio-Canada launches Vote Compass for Quebec election
August 1, 2012

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Radio-Canada has commissioned a French-language edition of Vote Compass, or la Boussole électorale, for the 2012 Quebec election. The Quebec edition of Vote Compass was developed in cooperation with political scientists from Laval University, the University of Montreal, and the University of Quebec at Montreal. The English version is available via CBCNews.ca and the French version via Radio-Canada.ca.


Vote Compass launches Alberta election edition with CBC News
March 26, 2012

CBC NewsFollowing its successful runs in the 2011 Canadian federal and Ontario provincial elections, CBC News has commissioned a new edition of Vote Compass for the 2012 Alberta provincial election. Vote Compass will consult with political scientists from the University of Calgary and the University of Lethbridge to develop an iteration of Vote Compass that engages with the key election issues facing Albertans. Vote Compass Alberta is available via CBCNews.ca.


Watch the election unfold through the Vote Compass lens
December 14, 2011

Through a time-lapse video sequence Vote Compass analysts track respondents’ support for each party over the course of the 2011 Canadian federal election campaign. Watch the rise of the NDP and the fall of the Bloc Québécois in Quebec, the collapse of the Liberals, and the resurgence of the Conservatives in the run-up to election day. [Watch it here]





   
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