One of the Plebiscite Authorities wants to know what people think about an issue.
Plebiscite Authorities: Legislative Assembly, Cabinet, a Minister, or a Municipality.
May call a plebiscite only on issues for which they are responsible.
One of the Plebiscite Authorities receives a public petition asking for a plebiscite.
Must be signed by 20% of eligible voters.
The Plebiscite Authority does not have to follow the petition.
The Plebiscite Authority decides whether to hold a plebiscite.
The Plebiscite Authority consults Elections Nunavut.
Elections Nunavut provides feedback on:
- Plebiscite question
- Voting group
The Plebiscite Authority sends formal instructions to Elections Nunavut.
The formal instructions include:
- Final plebiscite question (must be clear, concise, and neutral)
- Statement about whether the results are binding
- Definition of the voting group
- Name of authorized representative of Plebiscite Authority
Elections Nunavut runs the plebiscite.
- Elections Nunavut officially announces the plebiscite to the public
- Elections Nunavut holds the plebiscite vote
Elections Nunavut announces the results.
- Elections Nunavut sends the results to the Plebiscite Authority
- Elections Nunavut presents the results to the public