Opinion-Policy Nexus

Appeared July 30, 2015, in the Guelph Mercury.

LISPOP Director Andrea Perrella was interviewed for a news story related to a possible election call and it's unusually long duration:

Andrea Perrella, an associate professor of political science at Wilfrid Laurier University, said a longer campaign leaves more time for candidates to make mistakes on the public stage.

"A misstep or a gaffe or something that could make a leader look foolish; can mar the rest of the campaign," he said.