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2021 MUNICIPAL ELECTION

INFORMATION FOR VOTERS

2021 Town of Inuvik Municipal Election Results

Election Results - MAYOR

Election Results - COUNCILLORS

Election Results - INUVIK DISTRICT EDUCATION AUTHORITY

 


 

 

September 27, 2021 - 2021 MUNICIPAL ELECTION LIST OF CANDIDATES

September 23, 2021 - NOTICE OF ADVANCE VOTE and NOTICE OF ELECTION DAY VOTE

September 20, 2021 - *UPDATED* NOTICE OF EXTENSION OF NOMINATION PERIOD

Eligibility of Voters

A person is eligible to vote at an election if the person:

(a) is a Canadian citizen;

(b) has attained the age of 18 years;

(c) has, for at least 12 consecutive months immediately preceding the day on which the person votes, been a resident of:

(i) the electoral district, or

(ii) an area that has, during the 12 months preceding the day on which he votes, become part of the electoral district as a result of a variance of the boundaries of the electoral district; and

(d) is a resident of the electoral district on the day on which he or she votes.

 

CONTACT:

Chidi Amobi, Returning Officer

Town of Inuvik

2 Firth Street, PO Box 1160

Inuvik, NT, X0E0T0

Phone: 867-777-8610

E-mail: dof@inuvik.ca

Register to Vote

The Town of Inuvik maintains the voters list but does not conduct door-to-door enumeration.

 

The voters has been posted at the following locations:

  • Town Office
  • Midnight Sun Complex
  • Post Office
  • North Mart
  • Drug Store (on Mackenzie)

 

See '2021 Voters List' section below to view online.

 

You must meet the following criteria in order to vote:

a) be a Canadian citizen;

b) be 18 years of age or older on election day; and,

c) have lived in Inuvik for at least 12 consecutive months immediately preceding election day.

 

If your address has changed since the last election (2018) or your name is not on the voters list, there are 3 ways to register to vote:

  • REGISTER ONLINE
  • PRINT AND COMPLETE a Voters List Amendment Form and e-mail or drop it off at the Town Office, 2 Firth Street
  • STOP BY THE TOWN OFFICE (2 Firth Street) during regular business hours to fill out a Voters List Amendment Form 

 

CONTACT:

Chidi Amobi, Returning Officer

Town of Inuvik

2 Firth Street, PO Box 1160

Inuvik, NT, X0E0T0

Phone: 867-777-8610

E-mail: dof@inuvik.ca

NOTE: An eligible voter whose name does not appear on the voters list may still vote after completing a declaration of eligibility form at the polling station on election day.

Proxy Voting

If you are unable to get to the polling station to vote on election day, you may choose another eligible voter to vote on your behalf.

You (the voter) must complete an Application to Authorize Proxy Voter.  The person voting on your behalf (the proxy voter) must complete a Declaration FormBOTH FORMS MUST BE SIGNED IN THE PRESENCE OF THE RETURNING OFFICER.  Please ensure that you bring valid photo ID with you when returning these forms.

The deadline to apply for proxy voting is 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 13, 2021.

 

IMPORTANT TO NOTE:  

  • A person may only appoint one (1) proxy voter. The person voting on your behalf must also be an eligible voter at the polling station you vote at. Please see the eligibility requirements for voters.
  • A person may only be a proxy voter for a maximum of (3) eligible voters.

 

CONTACT:

Chidi Amobi, Returning Officer

Town of Inuvik

2 Firth Street, PO Box 1160 

Inuvik, NT, X0E0T0

Phone: 867-777-8610

E-mail: dof@inuvik.ca

Where to Vote on Election Day

There are two (2) polling stations for the upcoming municipal election. Your *current* street address determines where you vote:

 

1)  Residents living WEST OF Reliance Street will be required to vote at:

INGAMO HALL FRIENDSHIP CENTRE
20 MACKENZIE ROAD

 

2)  Residents living EAST of Reliance Street will be required to vote at:

MIDNIGHT SUN COMPLEX
(COMMUNITY HALL)
95 GWICH'IN ROAD

 

Please take a moment to check the list of streets and map to determine where you vote.

REMINDER:  Due to public health restrictions, masks MUST BE WORN to enter the polling station to vote.

 

CONTACT:

Chidi Amobi, Returning Officer

Town of Inuvik

2 Firth Street, PO Box 1160 

Inuvik, NT, X0E0T0

Phone: 867-777-8610

E-mail: dof@inuvik.ca

Advance Poll

The Advance Poll will be held on TUESDAY, OCTOBER 5 from 10:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the INUVIK CENTENNIAL LIBRARY COMMUNITY ROOM.

Please attend the ** ADVANCE VOTE ** if you will be absent, incapacitated or otherwise unable to vote on Election Day, Monday, October 18, 2021.

REMINDER:  Due to public health restrictions, masks MUST BE WORN to enter the polling station to vote.

 

CONTACT:

Chidi Amobi, Returning Officer

Town of Inuvik

2 Firth Street, PO Box 1160 

Inuvik, NT, X0E0T0

Phone: 867-777-8610

E-mail: dof@inuvik.ca

2021 VOTERS LIST

VIEW ONLINE:  2021 VOTERS LIST

 

To register to vote, please see the 'Register to Vote' section above.

 

CONTACT:

Chidi Amobi, Returning Officer

Town of Inuvik

2 Firth Street, PO Box 1160 

Inuvik, NT, X0E0T0

Phone: 867-777-8610

E-mail: dof@inuvik.ca

INFORMATION FOR CANDIDATES

Eligibility of Candidates

A person is eligible to be a Candidate if they:

  • Are a Canadian citizen;
  • Have reached the age of 18 years;
  • Have been a resident of the electoral district (ward) at least 12 consecutive months before the close of nominations; and
  • Have not been disqualified by other eligibility sections in the Local Authorities Elections Act.

Reasons someone cannot be nominated or stand as a candidate:

Professional Conflicts - Section 18(2)

  • A judge, territorial judge, youth justice court judge or justice of the peace1;
  • A member of the Legislative Assembly;
  • A full-time permanent employee of the municipal corporation who receives a salary; or
  • An election officer involved in the same election.

Indebtedness - Section 20(1) 

  • An assessor or auditor of the municipal corporation.
  • A person who owes the municipal corporation more than $500 for more than 90 days;
  • A person who has a controlling interest in a corporation (owns, directly or indirectly shares of the corporation with more than 10 percent of the voting rights) that owes the municipal corporation more than $500 for more than 90 days; or
  • A person who has not paid municipal taxes due December 31 of any year prior to the election.

Criminal Convictions and Election Offences

Any person who has been convicted of a major election offense under the Local Authorities Elections Act within the past 3 years;

  • Any person who has been convicted of an indictable offence punishable by imprisonment for 5 or more years within 3 years immediately preceding election day, or whose imprisonment (from an indictable offence) ends within 3 years immediately preceding election day; or
  • A person found to have been in a conflict, under the Conflict of Interest Act, may be prohibited by a Court Order from becoming a candidate.

1 A Justice of the Peace must obtain a leave of absence until the election results are declared.  If elected, the position of Justice of the Peace is declared "vacant" by the Department of Justice.

 

CONTACT:

Chidi Amobi, Returning Officer

Town of Inuvik

2 Firth Street, PO Box 1160 

Inuvik, NT, X0E0T0

Phone: 867-777-8610

E-mail: dof@inuvik.ca

Nomination of Candidates

The nomination period for COUNCILLOR and INUVIK DISTRICT EDUCATION AUTHORITY MEMBER has been extended to 3:00 p.m. on September 27, 2021.

2021 Mayor & Councillor Nomination Package

2021 DEA Nomination Package

Nomination papers may also be picked up at the Town Office, 2 Firth Street between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., (office closed 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. for lunch).  

Nomination papers must be returned personally prior to the deadline to:

Chidi Amobi, Returning Officer

Town of Inuvik

2 Firth Street

Phone: 867-777-8610

E-mail: dof@inuvik.ca

CONTACT:

Chidi Amobi, Returning Officer

Town of Inuvik

2 Firth Street

Phone: 867-777-8610

E-mail: dof@inuvik.ca

 

TERRITORIAL AND FEDERAL ELECTIONS

Territorial Elections

Territorial Elections take place every four (4) years. For more information on Territorial Elections, please visit Elections NWT.

Federal Elections

Federal Elections take place every four (4) years. For more information on upcoming Federal Elections, please visit Elections Canada.