Iqaluit Centre candidate under investigation

09/10/2008

RANKIN INLET, Nunavut - This afternoon, the Chief Electoral Officer was informed by the RCMP that an investigation has begun in the constituency of Iqaluit Centre.

The Police have received a complaint alleging that a candidate, Okalik Eegeesiak is not eligible to be a candidate on the basis of not having been a resident of Nunavut for the required 12-month period prior to general election day, October 27.

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Sandy Kusugak – Chief Electoral Officer
Ph: 800.267.4394 Rankin Inlet 645.4610
Fax: 800.269.1125 Rankin Inlet 645.4657
info@elections.nu.ca