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Elections Nunavut to hold byelection for Cape Dorset mayor – Nunatsiaq News

8 November, 2019

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Voters in Cape Dorset will get another chance to choose a mayor, in an election to be held on Dec. 16, Elections Nunavut has announced.

That’s because, prior to Nunavut-wide local elections this past Oct. 28, no one filed a declaration of candidacy for the mayor’s position in Cape Dorset.

As for the Cape Dorset hamlet council, six people filed declarations for eight seats on the community’s hamlet council: Aningmiuq Samayualie, Claude Constantineau, Ejesiak Z. Ejesiak, Jimmy Manning, Juanisie Etidloi and Robert Wortman.

That means all six candidates automatically won seats by acclamation.

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