Copperbelt (electoral district)

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Copperbelt
Flag of Yukon.svg Yukon electoral district
Copperbelt.jpg
Copperbelt in relation to other electoral districts in Whitehorse
Defunct territorial electoral district
Legislature Yukon Legislative Assembly
First contested 1978
Last contested 2006

Copperbelt was an electoral district which returned a member to the Legislative Assembly of Yukon, Canada. In 2009 it was divided into Copperbelt South and Copperbelt North.

Members of the Legislative Assembly[edit]

Parliament Years Member Party
2002 November 2002-April 2004     Haakon Arntzen Yukon Party
April 2004-September 2005     Independent
November 2005-2006     Arthur Mitchell Yukon Liberal Party
2006 2006-2011

Election results[edit]

2002 general election[edit]

Yukon general election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Yukon Party Haakon Arntzen 374 39.4%
     Liberal Arthur Mitchell 312 32.9%
     NDP Lillian Grubach-Hambrook 263 27.7%
Total 949 100.0%

2005 by-election[edit]

By-election: November 21, 2005

On the resignation of Haakon Arntzen, September, 2005

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Arthur Mitchell 459 49.6% +16.7%
     NDP Maureen Stephens 285 30.8% +3.1%
Yukon Party Cynthia Kearns 181 19.5% -19.9%
Total 925 100.0%

2006 general election[edit]

Yukon general election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     Liberal Arthur Mitchell 632 52.8% +3.2%
Yukon Party Russ Hobbis 374 31.2% +11.7%
     NDP David Hedmann 191 16.0% -14.8%
Total 1197 100.0%