Google Search Trends and the 2019 Canadian Election
August 22, 2019
Along with polling data, there are other data sources that can offer some insight into the dynamics of the election campaign.
Looking at what Canadians are searching for on Google is of particular interest. Not only because Google provides real-time, comparable data, but search behaviour can tell us what Canadians are interested in and looking for more information on. There’s some evidence in other domains that search data can be used to anticipate changes in public opinion.
We have create a few queries that we think you’ll find interesting.
These charts are automatically updated in real-time so check back often to see if, and how, things change over the course of the election.
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