Rebekah Williams

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Rebekah Uqi Williams
MLA for Quttiktuq
In office
2000–2004
Preceded by Levi Barnabas
Succeeded by Levi Barnabas
Personal details
Born (1950-03-03) March 3, 1950 (age 67)
Political party non-partisan
consensus government

Rebekah Uqi Williams (born March 3, 1950) is a Canadian former territorial level politician. She served as a member of the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut from 2000 until 2004.[1]

Williams was elected in a by-election in the Quttiktuq electoral district on December 4, 2000. She defeated seven other candidates with 21% of the vote including former MLA Levi Barnabas who had previously vacated the seat after he pleaded guilty to assault as well as former Northwest Territories MLA Tommy Enuaraq.[2]

Williams served a partial term in office, and ran for re-election in the 2004 Nunavut general election. Despite increasing her popular vote she was easily defeated by Barnabas.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Canadian Parliamentary Guide 2001
  2. ^ "Rebecca Williams wins a squeaker in Quttiktuq". Nunatsiaq News. December 8, 2000. Retrieved 2007-09-26. 
  3. ^ "Nunavut awaits choice of new premier". CBC News. February 17, 2004. Retrieved 2007-09-26.