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Advance Polls Will Open in NTI Elections

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(March 1, 2004 — Iqaluit, Nunavut) NTI Elections Chief Returning Officer Helen Klengenberg today announced that Advance Polls would be open in all Nunavut communities next Monday, March 8, 2004 from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. local time

Advance Polls give eligible Nunavummiut the opportunity to vote ahead of time if they are unable to cast their ballots on Voting Day, March 16, 2004.

Voters are heading to the polls to elect an NTI President and 2nd Vice-President.

Inuit Beneficiaries who are 16 years of age and older are eligible to vote in NTI Elections.

For more information about the Advance Polls and their location in each Nunavut community, or in Yellowknife and Ottawa, voters can contact Chief Returning Officer Klengenberg.

For further information:

Helen Klengenberg
Chief Returning Officer