Copperbelt South

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Copperbelt South
Yukon electoral district
Territorial electoral district
Legislature Yukon Legislative Assembly
Scott Kent
Yukon Party
District created 2009
First contested 2011
Last contested 2016
Electors (2016) 1,469
Census subdivisions Mary Lake, Cowley Creek, Wolf Creek, Whitehorse Copper, Mount Sima, MacRae, Pineridge, Golden Horn

Copperbelt South is an electoral district which returns a member (known as an MLA) to the Legislative Assembly of Yukon in Canada. It is an amalgamation of the former ridings of Mount Lorne and Copperbelt. It is bordered by the ridings of Riverdale South, Copperbelt North, Takhini-Kopper King, and Mount Lorne-Southern Lakes.

The district comprises the rural-residential subdivisions of southern Whitehorse, Yukon: Mary Lake; Cowley Creek; Wolf Creek; Pineridge; Golden Horn; Mount Sima; MacRae; and Whitehorse Copper.

The district was first contested in the 2011 election. The current MLA of Copperbelt South is Scott Kent of the Yukon Party, who was elected on November 7, 2016.


Parliament Years Member Party
37th 2011–2016     Lois Moorcroft New Democrat
38th 2016–present     Scott Kent Yukon Party

Election results[edit]

2016 general election[edit]

Yukon general election, 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Yukon Party Scott Kent 449 36.9% -4.8%
  Liberal Jocelyn Curteanu 425 34.9% +18.6%
  NDP Lois Moorcroft 331 27.2% -14.8%
Green Philippe LeBlond 12 1.0% +1.0%
Total 1,217 100.0%

2011 general election[edit]

Yukon general election, 2011[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  NDP Lois Moorcroft 397 42.0%
Yukon Party Valerie Boxall 394 41.7%
  Liberal Colleen Wirth 154 16.3%
Total 945 100.0%