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Chief Electoral Officer Issues Writs


Pursuant to the Proclamation of Election by the Commissioner of Nunavut, the Chief Electoral Officer has issued a writ of election to the Returning Officers in each of Nunavut’s 22 constituencies. The Election Day will be October 30.

In each constituency, Returning Officers and Assistant Returning Officers will be accepting Declarations of Candidacy starting today and ending on Friday, September 29 at 2:00pm local time. The contact information for the Returning Officers and Assistant Returning Officers are published in newspapers and on our website

The names and contact information for accepted candidates and their financial agents can also be found on our website as soon as they are confirmed.

For details contact:


Kathy Karlik
Elections Nunavut