Refereed Publications

McGregor, R. M., & Lucas, J. (Forthcoming). “Who has School Spirit? Explaining Voter Participation in School Board Elections”. Canadian Journal of Political Science.

McGregor, R. M. (2018).  "Voters who Abstain: Explaining Abstention and Ballot Roll-Off in the 2014 Toronto Municipal Election."  Urban Affairs Review: 54: 1081-1106.

Anderson, C., Loewen, P. & McGregor, R.M. (2o18).  "Implementation intentions, Information, and Voter Turnout: An Experimental Study".  Political Psychology, 39: 1089-1103.

Goodman, N., McGregor, R. M., Couture, J., & Breux, S. (2018). "Another digital divide?  Evidence that Elimination of Paper Voting could lead to Digital Disenfranchisement." Policy & Internet, 10: 164-84.

Stephenson, L., McGregor, R. M., & Moore, A. (2018). “Sins of the Brother: Partisanship and Accountability in Toronto 2014” (with Laura Stephenson and Aaron Moore). In Accountability and Responsiveness at the Local Level: Views from Canada, eds. Sandra Breux and Jérôme Couture. Kingston: McGill-Queens University Press.

Caruana, N., McGregor, R. M., Moore, A. & Stephenson, L.  (2018). "Voting "Ford" or Against: Understanding Strategic Voting in the 2014 Toronto Municipal Election."  Social Science Quarterly, 99: 231-45.

McGregor, R. M., Moore, A., Jackson, S., Bird, K. & Stephenson, L. (2017). "Why so Few Women and Minorities in Local Politics?  Incumbency and Affinity Voting in Low Information Elections.Representation, 53: 135-52.

Spicer, Z., McGregor, R.M., & Alcantara, C. (2017) "Political Opportunity Structures and the Representation of Women and Visible Minorities in Municipal Elections."  Electoral Studies, 48: 10-18.

Anderson, C. & McGregor, R. M. (2017).  "Persuasion, Partisanship and Evaluations of National Conditions and Governmental Impact: An Experimental Study."  American Review of Canadian Studies, 47(1): 53-73.

Anderson, C., McGregor, R. M., Moore, A. & Stephenson, L.  (2017). "Economic Voting and Multi-Level Governance: The Case of Toronto." Urban Affairs Review, 53(1): 71-101 .

Moore, A., McGregor, R.M. & Stephenson, L.  (2017). "Paying Attention and the Incumbency Effect: Voting Behaviour in the 2014 Toronto Municipal Election." International Political Science Review, 38(1): 85-98. 

McGregor, R. M., Moore, A. & Stephenson, L. (2016).  "Political Attitudes and Behaviour in a Non-Partisan Environment: Toronto 2014."  Canadian Journal of Political Science, 49(2): 311-333.

Bird, K., Jackson, S., McGregor, R. M., Moore, A. & Stephenson, L. (2016).  "Sex (and Ethnicity) in the City: Affinity Voting in the 2014 Toronto Mayoral election"  Canadian Journal of Political Science, 49(2): 359-383.

McGregor, R. M. & Spicer, Z. (2016). "The Canadian Homevoter: Property Values and Municipal Politics in Canada." Journal of Urban Affairs, 38: 123-139.

Anderson, C. & McGregor, R. M.  (2016). "Explaining Stability and Change of Territorial Identities.Nations and Nationalism, 22: 84-102

Caruana, N., McGregor, R. M., & Stephenson, L. (2015). "The Power of the Dark Side: Negative Partisanship and Political Behaviour.Canadian Journal of Political Science, 48: 771-789.

Anderson, C. & McGregor, R.M. (2015). "Economic Attitudes and Political  Identities: The Case of Canada.International Journal of Public Opinion Research, 27: 361-382

McGregor, R. M., Caruana, N, & Stephenson, L. (2015). "Negative Partisanship in Multi-Party Systems." Journal of Elections Public Opinion and Parties, 25: 300-316.

McGregor, R.M. & Anderson, C.  (2014). "The Effects of Elections Canada’s Campaign Period Advertising." Canadian Journal of Political Science, 47:813-826.          

McGregor, R. M. (2013). "Measuring Correct Voting using Comparative Manifestos Project Data." Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties, 23: 1-26.  

McGregor, R. M. (2013). "Cognitive Dissonance and Political Attitudes:  The Case of Canada." Social Science Journal, 50: 168-176.

McGregor, R. M. (2012). "Voter Sincerity and the Time-of-Voting-Decision." Electoral Studies, 31: 715-725.