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Advance Polls to Open for NTI Elections

Released | November 27, 2012 | Print this article Print this article

Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. Chief Returning Officer Adamee Itorcheak announced today that advance polls for the election of president will open December 3, 2012, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. local time.


Mikidjuk Akavak, Larry Audlaluk, Savikataaq Ford, Paul Kaludjak, Vinnie Karetak, Jerry Komaksiutiksak, David Kunuk, Gabriel Nirlungayuk, Bernadette Niviatsiak, Manitok Thompson, and Cathy Towtongie submitted their nomination papers for the election of president.


Towtongie is taking a leave of absence from NTI in accordance with NTI policies. NTI Vice-President James Eetoolook is serving as NTI’s acting president during the election period.


Polling stations will be available in 25 Nunavut communities, Yellowknife, Edmonton, Winnipeg and Ottawa. Voters can also head to the polls Dec. 10, 2012, or vote by proxy. Voters must be Canadian citizens, at least 16 years of age, enrolled or eligible to enroll under the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement.

For further information:

Kerry McCluskey
Director of Communications

Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated
Tel: (867) 975-4914
Toll-free: 1-888-646-0006

Advance Polls to Open for NTI Elections (pdf)