Inuvik Boot Lake

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Inuvik Boot Lake is a territorial electoral district[1] for the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories, Canada.

Together with Inuvik Twin Lakes, it is one of two electoral districts that represent Inuvik; both were created in 1999 from the previous monolithic Inuvik riding.[2]

Geography[edit]

Inuvik Boot Lake borders Inuvik Twin Lakes to the northwest, west and southwest, bounded by Centennial Street, Reliance Street, Franklin Road, Distributor Street and Water Street. Inuvik Boot Lake is named for Boot Lake in the south of the electoral district.[3]

History[edit]

The 2011 election marked the first time that voters in Inuvik Boot Lake actually voted in a territorial election since the 1999 election, as in both 2003 and 2007 the only candidate was Floyd Roland, who was returned by acclamation.[3][4]

Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs)[edit]

  Name Elected Left Office
     Floyd Roland 1999 2011
     Alfred Moses 2011 present

Election results[edit]

2011 election[edit]

2011 Northwest Territories general election
Name Vote %
     Alfred Moses 216
     Chris Larocque 211
     Grant Gowans 63
     Paul Voudrach 18

2007 election[edit]

2007 Northwest Territories general election
[5] Name Vote %
     Floyd Roland Acclaimed

In this election, no other candidate registered to run for this riding, so Floyd Roland was returned by acclamation.[5]

2003 election[edit]

2003 Northwest Territories general election
[6] Name Vote %
     Floyd Roland Acclaimed

In this election, no other candidate registered for this riding, so Floyd Roland was returned by acclamation.[6]

1999 election[edit]

1999 Northwest Territories general election
[7] Name Vote %
     Floyd Roland 350 83.33%
     Mary Beckett 50 11.90%
     Chris Garven 20 4.76%
Total Valid Ballots 420 100%
Voter Turnout 69.90% Rejected Ballots 5

In the 1999 election, the main issue territory-wide was the question of native self-government and control over the Northwest Territories' resources. The Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories runs on a consensus government model, so no political parties exist; although some groups have attempted to revive a partisan legislature, to date such attempts have failed.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Inuvik Boot Lake constituency map
  2. ^ Map of the Inuvik constituencies
  3. ^ a b Districts: Inuvik Boot Lake, Elections NWT, 2004-01-20 (accessed 2010-01-10).
  4. ^ Results of the Northwest Territories 2003 election, p.1., Summary of Votes Cast by Electoral District. Elections NWT (accessed 2010-01-10).
  5. ^ a b "Official Voting Results 2007 General Election" (PDF). Elections NWT. Retrieved 2008-02-18. 
  6. ^ a b "Official Voting Results 2003 General Election" (PDF). Elections NWT. Retrieved 2008-02-18. 
  7. ^ "Official Voting Results 1999 General Election" (PDF). Elections NWT. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-04-11. Retrieved 2008-02-18. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 68°21′09″N 133°42′12″W / 68.3524°N 133.7033°W / 68.3524; -133.7033