Current Exhibitions

Photograph Collection, A-2520

Elections, Parties, and Leaders

Curators: John Courtney and Patrick Hayes

Locations: Murray Library Link Gallery

From April 2019 to June 2019 the Elections, Parties, and Leaders exhibit will be showcased in the Murray Link. It is curated by John Courtney, (Senior Policy Fellow, Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, and Professor Emeritus, College of Arts and Science, Department of Political Studies) and Patrick Hayes (University Archives and Special Collections).

The exhibut uses items from the University Library, the University Archives and Special Collections, and the Diefenbaker Collection to cover a range of topics relating to institutions central to a liberal, democratic state. Principal among these are periodic, open, competitive elections, electoral reform, leadership conventions, the administration of elections (Elections Canada), the expansion of the franchise, and electoral boundary readjustments.  To read more about this exhibit click here.