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NEWS: Nunavut November 27, 2012 - 10:40 am

NTI announces advance polls for Dec. 10 election

Advance polls will be open Dec. 3 in 25 Nunavut communities, Yellowknife, Edmonton, Winnipeg and Ottawa


If you can’t vote Dec. 10 in Nunavut Tunngavik Inc.‘s election, you can also vote Dec. 3 in an advance poll, NTI’s chief returning officer .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)announced Nov. 27.

The advance polls for the election of a new NTI president will open Dec. 3 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. in 25 Nunavut communities, Yellowknife, Edmonton, Winnipeg and Ottawa.

Voters can also vote Dec.10 or vote by proxy.

Voters must be Canadian citizens, at least 16 years of age, enrolled or eligible to enroll under the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement.

Mikidjuk Akavak, Larry Audlaluk, Savikataaq Ford, Paul Kaludjak, Vinnie Karetak, Jerry Komaksiutiksak, David Kunuk, Gabriel Nirlungayuk, Bernadette Niviatsiak, Manitok Thompson, and Cathy Towtongie have submitted their nomination papers for the election of president.

Towtongie is taking a leave of absence from NTI in accordance with NTI policies.

NTI’s vice-president James Eetoolook is serving as NTI’s acting president during the election period.

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