List of Yukon by-elections
The list of Yukon by-elections includes every by-election held in the Canadian territory of Yukon. By-elections occur whenever there is a vacancy in the Legislative Assembly, although an imminent general election may allow the vacancy to remain until the dissolution of parliament.
- 1 Causes
- 2 36th Legislative Assembly of Yukon 2006-2011
- 3 35th Legislative Assembly of Yukon 2002-2006
- 4 34th Legislative Assembly of Yukon 2000-2002
- 5 33rd Legislative Assembly of Yukon 1996-2000
- 6 32nd Legislative Assembly of Yukon 1992-1996
- 7 31st Legislative Assembly of Yukon 1989-1992
- 8 30th Legislative Assembly of Yukon 1985-1989
- 9 29th Legislative Assembly of Yukon 1982-1985
- 10 28th Legislative Assembly of Yukon 1978-1982
- 11 See also
A by-election occurs whenever there is a vacancy in the Yukon legislature. Vacancies can occur for the following reasons:
- Death of a member.
- Resignation of a member.
- Voided results
- Expulsion from the legislature.
- Ineligibility to sit.
When there is a vacancy, a by-election must be called within six months.
36th Legislative Assembly of Yukon 2006-2011
|Whitehorse Centre||December 13, 2010||Todd Hardy||New Democratic||Elizabeth Hanson||New Democratic||Death||Yes|
35th Legislative Assembly of Yukon 2002-2006
|Copperbelt||November 21, 2005||Haakon Arntzen||Independent||Arthur Mitchell||Liberal||Resignation after being criminally charged with the sexual assault of two teenage girls in the 1970s when he was convicted.||No|
34th Legislative Assembly of Yukon 2000-2002
|Faro||November 27, 2000||Trevor Harding||New Democratic||Jim McLachlan||Liberal||Resignation||No|
33rd Legislative Assembly of Yukon 1996-2000
|Lake Laberge||October 25, 1999||Doug Livingston||New Democratic||Pam Buckway||Liberal||Resignation||No|
|Vuntut Gwitchin||April 1, 1997||Esau Schafer||Yukon Party||Robert Bruce||New Democratic||Void Election||No|
32nd Legislative Assembly of Yukon 1992-1996
|Whitehorse West||February 5, 1996||Tony Penikett||New Democratic||David Sloan||New Democratic||Resignation||Yes|
|Vuntut Gwitchin||February 5, 1996||Johnny Abel||Yukon Party||Esau Schafer||Yukon Party||Death (boating accident)||Yes|
31st Legislative Assembly of Yukon 1989-1992
No by-elections occurred during the 31st legislative assembly
30th Legislative Assembly of Yukon 1985-1989
|Tatchun||February 2, 1987||Roger Coles||Liberal||Danny Joe||New Democratic||Resignation after pleading guilty to cocaine trafficking, and was sentenced to three years in prison.||No|
|Whitehorse Porter Creek West||February 10, 1986||Andy Philipsen||Progressive Conservative||Alan Nordling||Progressive Conservative||Death||Yes|
29th Legislative Assembly of Yukon 1982-1985
No by-elections occurred during the 29th legislative assembly
28th Legislative Assembly of Yukon 1978-1982
|Whitehorse South Centre||October 13, 1981||Dr. Jack Hibberd||Progressive Conservative||Roger Kimmerly||New Democratic||Resignation||No|
|Whitehorse Riverdale South||March 9, 1981||Iain McKay||Liberal||Ron Veale||Liberal||Resignation||Yes|