AM Sayers

Dr. Anthony Michael Sayers, BA (Hons), MA, PhD


Principal Investigator


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Research partners

  • Representation
  • Elections
  • Political parties and election campaigns
  • Infrastructural federalism
  • Canada/Alberta


  • Infrastructural federalism


Educational Background

Doctor of Philosophy Political Science, University of British Columbia, 1995

M.A. Political Science, University of British Columbia, 1988

B.A. (Hons.) Political Science, University Western Australia, 1986


Areas of Research

Canadian Elections Database

I am the author of the Canadian Elections Database (CED) which is a relational database that contains all federal, provincial, and territorial general election results to the district level since 1867. The CED provides a lens through which to view many aspects of electoral politics.

Manuscripts and Research in Progress
  • Sayers, Anthony M., Royce Koop, and David K. Stewart. A Century of Solitude: Competitive Party Politics in Alberta, monograph in preparation.
  • SSHRC Insight Grant. From Chaos to Cohesion: How Single Member Plurality Elections Shape Political Representation in Canada
  • Sayers, Anthony M., and Christopher Alcantara. Power and the Distribution of Infrastructure in Federal States
  • Sayers, Anthony M., Canadian Elections Database, Phase 6

Participation in university strategic initiatives


Course number Course title Semester
Various Courses in Canadian and Comparative Politics See