Dave Ramsay

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Dave Ramsay
Member of the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories
In office
November 24, 2003 – November 23, 2015
Preceded by Tony Whitford
Succeeded by Kieron Testart
Constituency Kam Lake
Personal details
Born March 18, 1970
Saint John, New Brunswick
Political party Independent
Residence Yellowknife, NT

Dave Ramsay (born March 18, 1970 in Saint John, New Brunswick) is a Yellowknife businessman and politician. He is currently a member of the Northwest Territories Legislature, and a member of the Cabinet, holding the positions of Minister of Justice and Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment.

Political career[edit]

Ramsay first ran for a seat in the Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly in the 1999 Northwest Territories general election in the electoral district of Range Lake. He was defeated by candidate Sandy Lee finishing a close second. He would run again in the 2003 Northwest Territories general election this time in the electoral district of Kam Lake. He defeated two other candidates with nearly 50% of the vote to win his first term in office.[1]

Ramsay was reelected to a second term in the 2007 general election. He won a third term in the 2011 election and was chosen for cabinet on the formation of the 17th Assembly.


  1. ^ "Kam Lake riding profile". Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 2007-09-08. 

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