46% Voter Turnout for NWT Hamlet Elections

Voters in the South Slave have elected more female councillors to Fort Resolution’s hamlet council. Brandie Miersch and Angela Mckay will serve a two year term on council along with Arthur Beck.
Over in the Deh Cho Fort Providence there was a mandatory recount, with Hilda Sabourin edging out Pearl Leishman by 3 votes. Jonas Landry got the most votes for council with 167. Also elected to  a three year term are Roger Sanderson and Evelyn Krutko.
Further north, in Aklavik voters elected Pascal Eugene, Richard Storr, Jordan McLeod, and Frederick Arey.
Electors will go to the polls in Fort McPherson on February 20, 2017.

For complete results see below:
AKLAVIK: Hamlet Election of December 12, 2016

Returning Officer: Mary Ann Elanik

Voter Turnout: 40% (168 Voters / 424 Eligible Voters)

Councillors (4) 1 M Pascal, Eugene 146 ELECTED
Two-Year Term 2 M Storr, Richard 131 ELECTED
  3 M McLeod, Jordan 129 ELECTED
  4 M Arey, Fredrick D. 99 ELECTED
  5 F Erigaktoak, Dorothy 97  
 
ENTERPRISE: Hamlet Election of December 12, 2016

Returning Officer: Vivianne Cadieux

Voter Turnout: 32% (24 Voters / 74 Eligible Voters)

Councillor (3) 1 M Harley, Daniel 21 ELECTED
Two-Year Term 2 F Cadieux, Winnie 20 ELECTED
  3 M Gauthier, Mathew 18 ELECTED
  4 M Proud, Bruce 6

 

FORT PROVIDENCE: Hamlet Election of December 12, 2016 *

Returning Officer: Mary Bonnetrouge

Voter Turnout: 32% (196 Voters / 605 Eligible Voters)

Councillors (4) 1 M Landry, Jonas 137 ELECTED
Three Year Term 2 M Sanderson, Roger 88 ELECTED
  3 F Krutko, Evelyn 84 ELECTED
  4 F Sabourin, Hilda 69 ELECTED
  5 F Leishman, Pearl 66
  6 F Landry, Bernadette 63
  7 F Bonnetrouge, Rosemary 60
  8 F Neyelle, Camille 55
  9 F Minoza, Rosemary 50
  10 M Mazerolle, Patrick 46
  11 M Landry, Rudolph 21
FORT RESOLUTION: Hamlet Election of December 12, 2016

Returning Officer: Antoinette Lafferty

Voter Turnout: 51% (172 Voters / 337 Eligible Voters)

Councillors (3) 1 F Miersch, Brandie 77 ELECTED
Two Year Term 2 M Beck, Arthur 68 ELECTED
  3 F McKay, Angela 68 ELECTED
  4 M Fabien, Frank 57
  5 M Sayine, Robert Sr. 43
  6 F Simon, Teresa 38
  7 M Collins, Glen 37
* Automatic recount required for Fort Providence based on close results – No change in final results
 
 
 
PAULATUK: Hamlet Election of December 12, 2016

Returning Officer: Gilbert Thrasher

Voter Turnout: No Election as Council Acclaimed

Mayor (1) 1 M Ruben, Ray Sr. ACCLAIMED
Councillors (6) 1 M Green, Michael ACCLAIMED
Two Year Term 2 M Reidford, Jason ACCLAIMED
  3 M Ruben, Bill S. ACCLAIMED
  4 F Ruben, Donna ACCLAIMED
  5 F Thrasher, Millie ACCLAIMED
  6 Please note a by-election or appointment for a 6th councillor may take place in the new year.
SACHS HARBOUR: Hamlet Election of December 12, 2016

Returning Officer: Andrea Keogak

Voter Turnout: 77% (56 Voters / 73 Eligible Voters)

Mayor (1) 1 M Lennie, Floyd 27 ELECTED
  2 F Keogak, Donna 17
  3 M Kudlak, Manny 10
Councillors (2) 1 M Wolki, Kyle 27 ELECTED
Two Year Term 2 M Elanik, Issiac 22 ELECTED
  3 M Gully, Wayne 17
  4 F Green, Sharan 11
  5 F Keogak, Donna 10
  6 F Chiasson, Bernice 9
  7 M Elanik, Charles 7
TUKTOYAKTUK: Hamlet Election of December 12, 2016 **

Returning Officer: Millie Nogasak

Voter Turnout: (NOT AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME)

Councillors (4) 1 M Yakeleya, Ryan 170 ELECTED
Two Year Term 2 M Jacobson, Jackie 149 ELECTED
  3 M Teddy, Vince 127 ELECTED
  4 M Emaghok, Billy 124 ELECTED
  5 F Legrow, Cindy 122
  6 M Pokiak, Calvin 102
  7 M Nasogaluak, Joe 101
ULUKHAKTOK: Hamlet Election of December 12, 2016

Returning Officer: William Bennett

Voter Turnout: No Election as Council Acclaimed

Mayor (1) 1 F Klengenberg, Laverna ACCLAIMED
Councillors (4) 1 F Alanak, Connie ACCLAIMED
Two Year Term 2 F Ekpakohak, Jean ACCLAIMED
  3 M Kuptana, David ACCLAIMED
  4 F Kanayok, Margaret ACCLAIMED
** Automatic recount required for Tuktoyaktuk based on close results – One change in final results – Billy Emaghok replaced Cindy Legrow as the fourth Councillor elected.

 

 

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Josh Campbell
Josh Campbell has returned to the CKLB News Team. He covered female university soccer and volleyball in New Brunswick, prior to graduating from Loyalist College in Mohawk Territory near Belleville, Ontario in 2007. He's covered politics and Indigenous stories in both the NWT and Yukon over the last 10 years.

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