Baker Lake (electoral district)

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Baker Lake
Flag of Nunavut.svg Nunavut electoral district
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Boundaries of Baker Lake
Territorial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of Nunavut
MLA
 
 
 
Craig Simailak
District created15 February 1999
First contested 1999
Last contested 2021
Demographics
Census division(s) Baker Lake

Baker Lake (Inuktitut : ᖃᒪᓂᑦᑐᐊᕐᒃ, [1] Inuinnaqtun: Qamanittuaq) [1] is a territorial electoral district (riding) for the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut, Canada. The riding consists of the community of Baker Lake. The current Member of the Legislative Assembly is Simeon Mikkungwak.

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The Nunavut Electoral Boundaries Commission has recommended the district be renamed Qamani'tuaq, after the Inuktitut name of the community, for the next election, along with minor boundary changes. However, the name appears to have not been changed. [2]

Election results

1999 election

1999 Nunavut general election
 Name Vote%
  Glenn McLean 46063.98%
 Patrick Tagoona18726.01%
 David Toolooktook7210.01%
Total Valid Ballots719100%
Voter Turnout %Rejected Ballots

2004 election

2004 Nunavut general election
[3] Name Vote%
  David Simailak 35248.22%
 David Aksawnee20928.63%
 Becky Kudloo9613.15%
 David Toolooktook7310.00%
Total Valid Ballots730100%
Voter Turnout 89.50%Rejected Ballots 3

2008 election

2008 Nunavut general election
Name Vote%
  Moses Aupaluktuq 26641.2%
  David Simailak 23636.5%
 Elijah Amarook14422.3%
Total Valid Ballots646100%

2013 election

2013 Nunavut general election
[4] Name Vote%
  Simeon Mikkungwak 39259.3%
 Karen Yip26940.3%
Total Valid Ballots661100%
Voter Turnout 70.7%Rejected Ballots 1

2017 election

2017 Nunavut general election
NameVotes%
  Simeon Mikkungwak 38958.15
 Karen Kabloona28041.85
Total valid ballots66998.96
Total rejected ballots71.04
Total ballots67669.98
Electors on list980

2020 by-election

July 24, 2020
CandidateVote %
Craig Atangalaaq Simailak Acclaimed

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References

  1. 1 2 "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 MLAs vote in favour of new electoral map
  3. "Nunavut general election 2004 Election Results" (PDF). Elections Nunavut. p. 34. Retrieved 2008-09-24.[ permanent dead link ]
  4. Results for the constituency of Baker Lake Archived 2013-11-13 at the Wayback Machine at Elections Nunavut

Coordinates: 64°19′05″N096°01′03″W / 64.31806°N 96.01750°W / 64.31806; -96.01750 (Baker Lake (electoral district))