Yukon general election, 2002

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Yukon general election, 2002
Yukon
← 2000 November 4, 2002 2006 →

18 seats of the Yukon Legislative Assembly
10 seats needed for a majority
Turnout 78.1%[1]
  First party Second party Third party
  Dennis Fentie.jpg NDP LIB
Leader Dennis Fentie Todd Hardy Pat Duncan
Party Yukon Party New Democratic Liberal
Leader since 2002 2002 1998
Leader's seat Watson Lake Whitehorse Centre Porter Creek South
Last election 2 4 8
Seats won 12 5 1
Seat change Increase10 Increase1 Decrease7
Popular vote 5,650 3,763 4,056
Percentage 40.3% 26.9% 29.0%
Swing Increase17.0pp Decrease5.9pp Decrease13.7pp

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2002 election results in the Yukon.

Premier before election

Pat Duncan
Liberal

Premier-designate

Dennis Fentie
Yukon Party

The Yukon general election of 2002 was held on November 4, 2002 to elect members of the Yukon Legislative Assembly in the Yukon Territory in Canada.

Results by party[edit]

The Yukon Legislature after the 2002 election.
Party Party leader # of
candidates
Seats Popular vote
Before After % Change # %
Yukon Party Dennis Fentie 18 2 12 +500% 5650 40.3%
New Democratic Todd Hardy 18 4 5 +25% 3763 26.9%
Liberal Pat Duncan 18 8 1 -87.5% 4056 29.0%
     Independents 6 3 0 -100% 535 3.8%
Total 60 17 18 +5.6 14004 100.0


Party Seats Second Third Fourth Fifth
Yukon Party 12 4 1 1 0
New Democratic 5 2 11 0 0
Liberal 1 12 5 0 0
     Independents 0 0 1 4 1

Results by riding[edit]

names in bold indicate party leaders


Electoral District Candidates   Incumbent
  Yukon   Liberal   NDP Other
Copperbelt   Haakon Arntzen
374
Arthur Mitchell
312
Lillian Grubach-Hambrook
263
  New district
Klondike   Peter Jenkins
508
Glen Everitt
224
Lisa Hutton
200
    Peter Jenkins
Kluane Michael Crawshay
124
Paul Birckel
109
  Gary McRobb
442
    Gary McRobb
Lake Laberge   Brad Cathers
466
Pam Buckway
218
Bill Commins
150
    Pam Buckway
McIntyre-Takhini   John Edzerza
288
Judy Gingell
204
Maureen Stephens
270
Wayne Jim
129

Geoffrey Capp
15

  Wayne Jim
Mayo-Tatchun Jerry C. Kruse
102
Pat Van Bibber
210
  Eric Fairclough
339
Dibs Williams
36
  Eric Fairclough
Mount Lorne Darcy Tkachuk
271
Cynthia Tucker
236
  Steve Cardiff
334
    Cynthia Tucker
Pelly-Nisutlin   Dean Hassard
297
Jim McLachlan
181
Buzz Burgess
162
    Jim McLachlan
Porter Creek Centre   Archie Lang
399
Scott Kent
312
Judi Johnny
63
    Scott Kent
Porter Creek North   Jim Kenyon
331
Dave Austin
148
Mark Bowers
135
Roger Rondeau
112
  Don Roberts
Porter Creek South Lynn Ogden
301
  Pat Duncan
408
Paul Warner
80
    Pat Duncan
Riverdale North   Ted Staffen
446
Dale Eftoda
355
Jan Slipetz
223
    Dale Eftoda
Riverdale South   Glenn Hart
385
Sue Edelman
332
Cary Gryba
253
    Sue Edelman
Southern Lakes   Patrick Rouble
227
Manfred Janssen
106
Rachael Lewis
190
Warren Braunberger
41
  Dave Keenan
Vuntut Gwitchin Randall Tetlichi
41
Joe Tetlichi
34
  Lorraine Peter
68
    Lorraine Peter
Watson Lake   Dennis Fentie
521
Tom Cove
130
Kathy Magun
174
    Dennis Fentie
Whitehorse Centre Vicki Durrant
171
Bernie Phillips
218
  Todd Hardy
300
Mike McLarnon
207
  Mike McLarnon
Whitehorse West   Elaine Taylor
398
Dennis Schneider
319
Rachel Grantham
117
    Dennis Schneider

Electoral boundary changes from last election[edit]

Member changes from last election[edit]

  • James R. McLachlan (Liberal) elected in a by-election in the riding of Faro after the resignation of Trevor Harding in 2000.
  • Dennis Fentie (NDP) defects to the Yukon Party in May 2002 and became leader one month later.
  • Mike McLarnon (Liberal) defects and becomes an Independent in May 2002.
  • Wayne Jim (Liberal) defects and becomes an Independent in May 2002.
  • Don Roberts (Liberal) defects and becomes an Independent in May 2002.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Report of the Chief Electoral Officer of Yukon on the 2002 General Election Elections Yukon, 2002. Retrieved January 21, 2017