The Canadian General Election of 2004 is the definitive study of the campaign and the election. The 2004 edition includes analyses of: The campaigns of the 4 major parties and smaller parties; The role of newspapers, television and the internet in the campaigns; The pre-election polls; Voting patterns across the country; The rise in non-voting. Articles are contributed from leading Canadian political writers, commentators and pollsters, including: Stephen Clarkson, Faron Ellis, and Peter Woolstencroft, Alan Whitehorn, Alain Gagnon, Susan Harada, Tamara Small, Christopher Waddell, Paul Attallah, Michael Marzolini, Andre Turcotte and Lawrence Leduc.
Jon H. Pammett is a political science professor at Ottawa's Carleton University and co-editor of several studies of Canadian elections, including, most recently, Dynasties and Interludes: Past and Present in Canadian Electoral Politics.
. Christopher Dornan is an associate professor in the School of Journalism and Communication at Carleton University and co-editor of this and four previous volumes of Canadian election studies.