Uqqummiut

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Boundaries of Uqqummiut
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Legislature Legislative Assembly of Nunavut
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Mary Killiktee
District created1999
First contested 1999
Last contested 2021

Uqqummiut (Inuktitut : ᐅᕐᒃᑯᒻᒥᐅᑦ, [1] Inuinnaqtun: Uqqurmiut) [1] is a territorial electoral district (riding) for the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut, Canada.

Contents

The riding consists of the communities of Clyde River and Qikiqtarjuaq.

The Member of the Legislative Assembly was Samuel Nuqingaq. On 24 October 2014, he was expelled for the legislature and the seat became vacant with a by-election to be held within six months. [2] The by-election was held 9 February 2015 and Pauloosie Keyootak of Qikiqtarjuaq was elected. [3]

Election results

1999 election

1999 Nunavut general election
 Name Vote%
  David Iqaqrialu 23242.80%
  Tommy Enuaraq 18734.50%
  Pauloosie Paniloo 12322.70%
Total Valid Ballots542100%
Voter Turnout %Rejected Ballots

2004 election

2004 Nunavut general election
[4] Name Vote%
  James Arreak 14826.87%
 Phoebe Palluq Hainnu10218.65%
 Samuel Nuqingaq8315.17%
 Stevie Audlakiak7914.44%
 Lootie Toomasie6612.07%
  David Iqaqrialu 6010.97%
 Peter Iqalukjuak91.83%
Total Valid Ballots547100%
Voter Turnout 90.42%Rejected Ballots 2

2008 election

2008 Nunavut general election
Name Vote%
  James Arreak 21840.4
 Loasie Audlakiak21239.3
 Igah Hainnu11020.4
Total Valid Ballots540100%
Voter Turnout %Rejected Ballots

2013 election

After the original count both Samuel Nuqingaq and Niore Iqalukjuak were tied with 187 votes each. A recount was held November 5 and Nuqingaq was declared elected with 187 while Iqalukjuak had 185. [5] [6]

2013 Nunavut general election
[5] Name Vote%
  Samuel Nuqingaq 18736.7%
 Niore Iqalukjuak18536.3%
 Loseosie Paneak6212.2%
 Apiusie Apak499.6%
 Charlie Kalluk265.1%
Total Valid Ballots509100%
Voter Turnout 77.9%Rejected Ballots 2

2015 By-election

2015 By-election
[3] Name Vote%
  Pauloosie Keyootak 22042.3%
 Niore Iqalukjuak19537.5%
  James Arreak 10520.2%
Total Valid Ballots520100%
Voter Turnout 70.5%Rejected Ballots 0

2017 election

2017 Nunavut general election
Name Vote%
  Pauloosie Keyootak 235
 Jerry Natanine191
 Johnathan Palluq118

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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 MLA expelled from legislature in unanimous vote
  3. 1 2 Uqqummiut By-Election
  4. "Nunavut general election 2004 Election Results" (PDF). Elections Nunavut. p. 49. Retrieved 2008-09-24.[ permanent dead link ]
  5. 1 2 "Results for the constituency of Uqqummiut". Archived from the original on 2016-04-04. Retrieved 2017-01-11.
  6. Nunavut recounts produce one winner and one intractable deadlock

Coordinates: 70°32′17″N69°10′19″W / 70.538°N 69.172°W / 70.538; -69.172