Arviat South

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Arviat South
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Boundaries of Arviat South
Coordinates: 61°05′16″N96°06′50″W / 61.08778°N 96.11389°W / 61.08778; -96.11389 Coordinates: 61°05′16″N96°06′50″W / 61.08778°N 96.11389°W / 61.08778; -96.11389
Territorial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of Nunavut
MLA
 
 
 
Joe Savikataaq
District created2013
First contested 2013
Last contested 2021

Arviat South (Inuktitut : ᐊᕐᕕᐊᑦ ᓂᒋᐊ, [1] French : Arviat Sud, [1] Inuinnaqtun: Arviat Hivuraa) [1] is an electoral district (riding) for the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut, Canada. [2]

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The riding consists of part of the community of Arviat. The district was created prior to the 28 October 2013 general election. The community was previously in Arviat. [3]

Arviat South MLA Joe Savikataaq, who was Deputy Premier of Nunavut following the October 30, 2017 election, became Premier after Paul Quassa was removed from his position after a vote of no-confidence. [4] [5]

Election results

2021 election

2021 Nunavut general election
[6] NameVote%
  Joe Savikataaq Acclaimed

2017 election

2017 Nunavut general election
NameVote%
  Joe Savikataaq 280
 Jason Gibbons234

2013 election

2013 Nunavut general election
[7] NameVote%
  Joe Savikataaq 18140.0%
 Airo Pameolik14732.5%
 Peter Alareak12527.6%
Total valid ballots453100%
Voter turnout 76.6%%Rejected ballots 1

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References

  1. 1 2 3 "Nunavut Elections Act Office Consolidation, English version". Elections Nunavut. p. 135. Archived from the original (PDF) on May 5, 2017. Retrieved April 23, 2017.
  2. Nunavut Constituencies Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine
  3. of the 2011 Nunavut Electoral Boundaries Commission [ permanent dead link ]
  4. After Paul Quassa ejected, Nunavut chooses deputy as new premier
  5. Joe Savikataaq is the new premier of Nunavut, after non-confidence vote ousts former leader
  6. Arviat South at Elections Nunavut
  7. Results for the constituency of Arviat South Archived 2013-11-14 at the Wayback Machine at Elections Nunavut