Candidates & Campaigns
Who CAN'T be a candidate
You can't be a candidate if, on the day you file your declaration of candidacy you are:
- A financial agent or candidate in the last election who did not file their campaign financial return on time
- A employee with Elections Nunavut
- An employee with the Governement of Nunavut who did not take a leave of absence
- A member of the House of Commons, Senate, or legislature of another territory or province
- A judge, except in a citizenship court
- A person in jail and still in jail after Election Day
- A person who did not follow a compliance agreement from the last election
A member of the Legislative Assembly may leave their seat because they’re charged with or convicted of a crime under Nunavut or Canadian laws. This person can be a candidate again only five years after the constituency elects someone else to take their place.
Click this link to see a list of people who are currently disqualified.