Rankin Inlet South

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Boundaries of Rankin Inlet South
Territorial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of Nunavut
MLA
 
 
 
Lorne Kusugak
District created2013
First contested 2013
Last contested 2021

Rankin Inlet South (Inuktitut : ᑲᖏᕐᒃᖠᓂᐅᑉ ᓂᒋᐊ, [1] French : Rankin Inlet Sud, [1] Inuinnaqtun: Kangirliniq Hivuraa) [1] is a territorial electoral district (riding) for the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut, Canada. [2]

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The riding consists of part of Rankin Inlet. The district was created prior to the 28 October 2013 general election. The community used to be in Rankin Inlet South/Whale Cove. [3]

The election resulted in a tie and a recount was held November 5. This confirmed the tie, [4] forcing a by-election on February 10, 2014 which was won by Alexander Sammurtok. [5]

Election results

2013 election

2013 Nunavut general election
[6] Name Vote%
  Lorne Kusugak 17250.0%
  Alexander Sammurtok 17250.0%
Total Valid Ballots344100%
Voter Turnout 56.9%Rejected Ballots 6

2014 by-election

By-election on February 10, 2014
[5] Name Vote%
  Alexander Sammurtok 26854.3%
  Lorne Kusugak 22545.7%
Total Valid Ballots493100%
Voter Turnout 80.4%Rejected Ballots 2

2017 election

2017 Nunavut general election
Name Vote%
  Lorne Kusugak 309
  Alexander Sammurtok 136

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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. Nunavut recounts produce one winner and one intractable deadlock. Nunatsiaq News , November 5, 2013
  5. 1 2 "New Nunavut MLA ready to work “for the people”". Nunatsiaq News , February 11, 2014.
  6. "Results for the constituency of Rankin Inlet South". Archived from the original on 2016-04-04. Retrieved 2013-11-08.