Netsilik (electoral district)

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Boundaries of Netsilik
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Inagayuk Quqqiaq
District created2013
First contested 2013
Last contested 2021

Netsilik (Inuktitut : ᓇᑦᑎᓕᒃ) [1] is a territorial electoral district (riding) for the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut, Canada. [2]

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The riding consists of the communities of Taloyoak and Kugaaruk. The district was created prior to the 28 October 2013 general election. The communities were previously in Nattilik and Akulliq. [3]

Jeannie Ugyuk was chosen as the Family Services Minister in the 4th Nunavut Legislature. On 7 November 2015, a leadership review of the cabinet was held and as a result of a non-confidence vote a motion was made to remove Ugyuk from cabinet. On 9 November, prior to discussion on the motion, Ugyuk resigned both from cabinet and as MLA and the motion was withdrawn. A by-election was held in February 2016. [4] [5]

Election result

2013 election

2013 Nunavut general election
[6] NameVotes%
  Jeannie Ugyuk Acclaimed

2016 by-election

February 8, 2016 by-election
NameVotes%
  Emiliano Qirngnuq 13731.21
 Tars Angutingunirk11626.42
  John Ningark 6514.81
 Wesley Totalik, Sr.6414.58
 Joseph Quqqiaq5712.98
Total valid ballots439100.00
Total rejected ballots71.57
Total ballots44659.39
Electors on list751

2017 election

2017 Nunavut general election
Name Vote%
  Emiliano Qirngnuq 310
 Joe Tulurialik141

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References

  1. "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. Report of the 2011 Nunavut Electoral Boundaries Commission
  4. After Ugyuk quits, Nunavut MLAs put Hickes, Savikataaq into cabinet
  5. "Nunavut's family services minister flunks Nov. 7 leadership review". Archived from the original on 2015-11-12. Retrieved 2015-11-10.
  6. Election Results 2013 General Election Archived 2013-11-13 at the Wayback Machine at Elections Nunavut