Jim Farney

U of R political scientist not shocked at election result but surprised little changed

Sep 22, 2021 | 8:17am

The University of Regina’s political science professor provided his reaction to Monday’s federal election. Jim Farney says he’s a little shocked to see a real lack of change from the 2019 election. “We had a lot of back and forth in the campaign, so that we got a Liberal minority, (it’s) not a surprise really […]

Farney looking ahead to Monday’s election

Sep 19, 2021 | 7:33am

The University of Regina’s Political Science professor says tomorrow’s election is still too close to call. Jim Farney says a long list of things have happened during the campaign. “If you think of our Covid announcements, Alberta’s, we had Afghanistan, there’s been a fair bit of stuff change,” said Farney. “And there’s been a fair […]

U of R political science professor reflects on potential federal election call

Aug 13, 2021 | 7:11am

With the federal government expected to begin a 36-day election campaign on Sunday, the University of Regina’s political science professor Jim Farney is looking towards what will change coming up this time around. Farney says he has a hard time calling this a snap election due to the amount of talk about the potential election […]

E-book detailing 2020 Saskatchewan Election now available

Nov 15, 2020 | 10:02am

University professors, journalists and other experts have compiled knowledge and information of the 2020 Saskatchewan election in a newly released e-book. The online book offers both context and a Ehistorical record of what happened during the 2020 provincial election. Jim Farney, a co-editor, says the idea is not for people to express opinions, but rather […]

U of R political scientist comments on provincial election

Oct 6, 2020 | 4:29am

A political science professor at the University of Regina is offering his take on the campaign with less than three weeks to go before Saskatchewan heads to the polls. Jim Farney says two things people will watch for in a short campaign like this is likeability and competence. “Does the leader understand the people like […]

U of R professor comments on few federal leaders stops in Saskatchewan

Oct 7, 2019 | 6:45am

With two weeks left in the federal election campaign, you may have noticed that Justin Trudeau, Andrew Scheer and Jagmeet Singh have all only stopped in Saskatchewan once during the campaign. Meanwhile, the federal leaders tend to be focusing on centres such as the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), Quebec, and the B.C. coastline. University of […]