Rankin Inlet North-Chesterfield Inlet

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Rankin Inlet North-Chesterfield Inlet
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Boundaries of Rankin Inlet North-Chesterfield Inlet
Territorial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of Nunavut
MLA
 
 
 
Alexander Sammurtok
District created2013
First contested 2013
Last contested 2021

Rankin Inlet North-Chesterfield Inlet (Inuktitut : ᑲᖏᕐᒃᖠᓂᐅᑉ ᐅᐊᖕᓇᖓ−ᐃᒡᓗᓕᒑᕐᔪᒃ, [1] French : Rankin Inlet Nord-Chesterfield Inlet, [1] Inuinnaqtun: Kangirliniq Tununga-Igluligaaryuk) [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 Chesterfield Inlet and part of Rankin Inlet. The district was created prior to the 28 October 2013 general election. The communities were previously in Nanulik and Rankin Inlet North. [3]

Election results

2017 election

2017 Nunavut general election
Name Vote%
  Cathy Towtongie 171
 Cedric Autut147
  Tom Sammurtok 93
 Douglas Aggark58

2013 election

2013 Nunavut general election
[4] Name Vote%
  Tom Sammurtok 21245.8%
 Donna Adams9420.3%
 Qilak Kusugak8919.2%
 Harry Niakrok6814.7%
Total Valid Ballots463100%
Voter Turnout 64.0%Rejected Ballots 3

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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. Report of the 2011 Nunavut Electoral Boundaries Commission
  4. Results for the constituency of Rankin Inlet North-Chesterfield Inlet Archived 2013-11-14 at the Wayback Machine at Elections Nunavut