Political scientist to Liberals: Don’t run a replacement candidate in Burnaby South
The Vancouver Sun quoted Richard Johnston, a professor of political science at UBC, in an article about candidates in next month’s Burnaby South byelection, after Liberal candidate Karen Wang stepped […]
Jan 18, 2019
This is what’s wrong with Canada’s Left
Maclean’s interviewed UBC political science professor Richard Johnston on Canadian and American politics and how there is little difference on polarizing themes between the two countries.
Jan 11, 2019
Long-term Canadian expatriates may vote, Supreme Court rules
The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that Canadians who have lived outside the country longer than five years must be allowed to vote in federal elections. UBC experts are available to comment.
Jan 11, 2019
After proportional representation’s B.C. ballot failure, calls for other democracy fixes emerge
Star Vancouver spoke to UBC political scientist Richard Johnston in an article about the results of the referendum. In an event at UBC’s Robson Square campus, Johnston explained the outcome […]
Dec 24, 2018
Electoral reform referendum voter turnout up to 18%
Global News quoted UBC professor Richard Johnston in an article about the electoral reform referendum which has only seen a turnout of 18 per cent of voters. Johnston said there […]
Nov 20, 2018
B.C. premier squares off with Liberal leader in electoral reform debate
Two UBC political science professors spoke to various media outlets about an upcoming debate on electoral reform in B.C. The Canadian Press spoke with Richard Johnston, who said both the […]
Nov 8, 2018
The pros and cons of reforming B.C.’s electoral system
The Vancouver Sun quoted Richard Johnston, the Canada Research Chair in public opinion, elections, and representation at UBC, and Maxwell Cameron, a UBC political science professor, in an article about […]
Oct 23, 2018
Ballot roll-off could happen in Vancouver: UBC prof
Richard Johnston, a UBC political science professor, was interviewed for a Georgia Straight article about the Vancouver municipal election. He noted that voters may be overwhelmed with 158 candidates vying […]
Oct 19, 2018
UBC experts on Trudeau’s meeting with Trump
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will meet U.S. President Donald Trump for the first time on Monday.
Feb 10, 2017
UBC experts available on U.S. election
UBC experts are available to comment on the U.S. election, including campaign rhetoric, public opinion polling and voter behaviour, and the evolution of the U.S. party system.
Nov 8, 2016
Lind Initiative talks explore drama of the 2016 U.S. election
High profile speakers come together for the Fall 2016 series of the Lind Initiative in U.S. Studies to spark a national conversation around U.S. election issues, from hyper conservativism to widening rifts in the two major American political parties.
Sep 12, 2016
Are election polls trustworthy?
Canada’s federal election is approaching fast, and there’s little sign of a break in the three-way race.
Oct 5, 2015
Canada is polarizing–and it’s because of the parties
Canada is polarizing – and it’s because of the parties UBC’s Richard Johnston details Canada’s shifting politics in the Washington Post. Read more…
Feb 19, 2014
UBC experts for B.C. election
From politics to pipelines, UBC experts are available to comment on the upcoming 2013 B.C. election campaign.
Apr 15, 2013