Iqaluit West

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Iqaluit West is a territorial electoral district (riding) for the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut, Canada.

The riding consists of the community of Iqaluit.

Its most recent Member of the Legislative Assembly was Paul Okalik who resigned to run in the 2011 Canadian Federal Election. A by-election will be held 12 September 2011.[1]

In 2008, Okalik defeated Iqaluit Mayor, Elisapee Sheutiapik, in the 2008 provincial election.[2]

Election results[edit]

1999 election[edit]

1999 Nunavut general election
  Name Vote %
     Paul Okalik 334 50.61%
     Ben S. Ell 166 25.15%
     Matthew Spence 160 24.24%
Total Valid Ballots 660 100%
Voter Turnout % Rejected Ballots

2004 election[edit]

2004 Nunavut general election
[3] Name Vote %
     Paul Okalik 415 76.99%
     Doug Workman 124 23.11%
Total Valid Ballots 539 100%
Voter Turnout 101.13% Rejected Ballots 2

2008 election[edit]

2008 Nunavut general election
[4] Name Vote %
     Paul Okalik 340 53.5%
     Elisapee Sheutiapik 296 46.5%
Total Valid Ballots 636 100%
Voter Turnout % Rejected Ballots

2011 by-election[edit]

September 12, 2011 by-election
[5] Name Vote %
     Monica Ell 230 53.99%
     Kirt Ejesiak 158 37.09%
     Tuutalik Boychuck 38 8.92%
Total Valid Ballots 428 100%
Voter Turnout 60.20% Rejected Ballots 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ Former Iqaluit mayor to run for MLA
  2. ^ "Nunavut health minister Aglukkaq running for Tories". CBC News. 2008-09-10. 
  3. ^ "Nunavut general election 2004 Election Results". Elections Nunavut. p. 38. Retrieved 2008-09-24. 
  4. ^ "Official Candidates List". Elections Nunavut. Retrieved 2008-09-27. 
  5. ^ "2011 By-election Iqaluit West". Elections Nunavut. 

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