Overview of Nunavut Municipal Elections
The Canadian Constitution delegates responsibilities for municipalities to the provinces and territories. Municipal elections are held to elect Mayors, Councillor and School Board Trustees.
In the Nunavut, there are 25 recognized municipal governments.
Who Can Vote
Who Can Run
You can run as a Candidate in a Northwest Territory municipal election if you are:
- 18 years of age or older, and
- a Canadian citizen, and
- a resident of Nunavut for 1+ year
- a resident in the community
Unlike Federal and Provincial elections, candidates in municipal elections in Ontario are not elected to represent a political party.
There are some candidates who meet the above but are not eligible to vote. Consult the 2018 Candidates’ Guide for more details.
How to Vote
Electors can vote in the municipal ward in which they reside. Voting can be done at assigned polling stations and City Halls. Voters must present valid ID to prove identity and residency to vote.
Check your local municipality website for polling station addresses, hours and acceptable forms of identification.
There are no registered black candidates in this election yet. Be the first to put your name forward! Check the provincial Election Authority website to find out how to become a candidate.
Don’t see your name in the Candidates list?
If you are running as a candidate in this election and you are not included in the list above, please submit your candidate information to us and we will add you to the list.
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