Rankin Inlet South By-Election is Underway


RANKIN INLET, Nunavut  –

The Chief Electoral Officer has issued a writ for by-election in Rankin Inlet South. Declarations of candidacy will be accepted until 2pm Friday January 10.

Any eligible voter in Nunavut who is not disqualified, can become a candidate for this by-election; you do NOT have to live in Rankin Inlet South to be a candidate.

The by-election was called because a judicial recount of the ballots from the October 28 election confirmed a tie between candidates Lorne Kusugak and Alexander Sammurtok.

Election Day will be February 10.