The COVID-19 pandemic will have an impact on how we administer the October 25, 2021 General Election. 

We are working closely with the Chief Public Health Officer to ensure our communities have an opportunity to participate in forming our government while remaining safe. Learn more.

Find the latest COVID-19 health resources.

Election Guidelines During COVID-19

Frequently Asked Questions

Privacy Management

Yes. If you wish to be removed from the voters list you must submit a request in writing that your registration as a voter be cancelled. Please include your name, date of birth and home address.

T: 645-4610 (Rankin Inlet) or 1-800-267-4394 (Toll-free in Canada)

E:  info@elections.nu.ca

Yes. If you wish to view your voter registration record you may make a request in writing that includes your name, date of birth and home address.

T: 645-4610 (Rankin Inlet) or 1-800-267-4394 (Toll-free in Canada)

E:  info@elections.nu.ca

Personal information obtained from voters is accessible only by the staff of Elections Nunavut. It is stored in a way that ensures only authorized people have access to it.

Personal information is used to administer elections, by-elections and plebiscites.              

Elections Nunavut uses personal information to help us maintain the territorial list of voters, to make sure no one votes twice, to mail out Voter Information Cards before an election, and to to recruit, appoint and manage staff. 

Voter information including each voter’s name, mailing address, and civic address (house and street name) is used by candidates and their campaign team, by elected officials to help communicate with voters, by individuals requesting public inspection of the list, and by researchers (in an anonymized format) to help Elections Nunavut better understand voting behavior. 

For questions contact Nunavut’s Chief Privacy Officer at the following:

T: 645-4610 (Rankin Inlet) or 1-800-267-4394 (Toll-free in Canada)

E:  privacy@elections.nu.ca

Yes. Please contact the Chief Electoral Officer with your request. Be sure to include sufficient information regarding your circumstances in order for the Chief Electoral Officer to reach a decision about your request. The name and residential address of voters who have their voter record protected due to concerns about personal safety will not appear on any printed or electronic voters list. The Chief Electoral Officer determines each case on its own merits, balancing the concerns of the voter against the need for transparency and scrutiny in a democratic electoral process. The Chief Electoral Officer can be reached at:

T: 645-4610 (Rankin Inlet) or 1-800-267-4394 (Toll-free in Canada)

E:  info@elections.nu.ca

Yes. If you wish to be removed from the voters list you must submit a request in writing that your registration as a voter be cancelled and include your name, date of birth and home address.

Submit your request to:

T: 645-4610 (Rankin Inlet) or 1-800-267-4394 (Toll-free in Canada)

E:  info@elections.nu.ca

Yes. Please contact Elections Nunavut with your request. Be sure to include your name, date of birth and home address.

T: 645-4610 (Rankin Inlet) or 1-800-267-4394 (Toll-free in Canada)

E:  info@elections.nu.ca

No. We do not share your information for the purposes of calling jurors. The Voters List is used only for election and plebiscite activities and is not used for any other purposes.

Further questions can be directed to the Chief Privacy Officer:

T: 645-4610 (Rankin Inlet) or 1-800-267-4394 (Toll-free in Canada)

E:  privacy@elections.nu.ca

Elections Nunavut receives personal information directly from voters, candidates, job applicants, employees and contractors. 

For the purpose of updating the voters list, we also receive personal information from Elections Canada, Vital Statistics, Motor Vehicles, and from other sources the Chief Electoral Officer considers reliable.

Voter information including each voter’s name, mailing address, and municipal address (house and street name) is shared with candidates and their campaign team, with elected officials to help communicate with voters, with individuals requesting public inspection of the list, and with researchers (in an anonymized format) to help Elections Nunavut better understand voting behavior.  It is also shared with Elections Canada for the purpose of updating the federal voters list.

Elections Nunavut discloses the personal information of its staff and contractors with authorized bodies such as the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut, Service Canada and the Canada Revenue Agency for purposes related to the employment relationship.