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The emotions we attribute to party leaders on the basis of partisan affiliation may no longer hold sway in this federal election. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Seeing red and feeling blue? How emotions are colouring the federal election in unexpected ways

The emotions we attach to political affiliation are shifting during this federal election. The vote may turn out to be a master class in how a party can capture the political mood and use it to its benefit.
Walls come tumbling down: Lib Dem leader Ed Davey celebrates his party’s victory in the Chesham and Amersham by-election, June 2021. Steve Parsons/PA Images/Alamy stock photo

Six reasons why the Tories lost the Chesham and Amersham byelection

The gradual waning of the 'vaccine boost' combined with tactical progressive voting and local issues to sink the Conservatives in a 'blue wall' seat.
Winston Churchill giving his final address, during the 1945 election campaign, at Walthamstow Stadium, East London. Wikipedia, the collections of the Imperial War Museums

When a winner becomes a loser: Winston Churchill was kicked out of office in the British election of 1945

Even a highly popular and respected leader can lose an election, writes a historian – especially if they don’t have a plan for the future. Churchill was one of them.
As the U.K. leaves the European Union, what awaits Prime Minister Boris Johnson? Isabel Infantes/AFP via Getty Images

Britain is about to leave the EU – what’s next?

People who support Brexit want different results from the UK’s departure from the EU – and they can’t all get what they want.

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