Results Baker Lake Liquor Plebiscite

26/04/2021

Baker Lake, Nunavut – April 26, 2021

On April 26, eligible voters in Baker Lake cast their vote for the following question:

“Are you in favour of replacing the current unrestricted system in the Hamlet of Baker Lake and surrounding area to establish an Alcohol Education Committee?

The AEC is responsible for promoting alcohol awareness and education, as well as regulating the purchase, sale and import of alcohol in the community.”

 

The results of this plebiscite are as follows:

 

# of votes

% of valid votes cast

YES votes

182

54%

NO votes

154

46%

Total Valid Votes

336

 

rejected ballots

3

 

Voter turnout: 32.5%

“YES” votes do not meet the 60% requirement for change.