Byelection call for Hall Beach mayor draws six candidates
Vote to be held Feb. 10 at hamlet council chambers
Six people have stepped forward to contest a byelection for the mayor’s position in Hall Beach, Elections Nunavut says.
Following an Elections Nunavut call for declarations of candidacy that closed this past Friday, the six candidates are the following:
• Jaypetee Audlakiak
• Jason Kaenerk
• Jopie Kaernerk
• Ammie Ham Qaumayuk Kipsigak
• Andrew Qaunaq
• Solomon Ulluapak
ᓴᓂᕋᔭᖕᒧᑦ ᒪᐃᔭᒧᑦ ᓂᕈᐊᒐᒃᓴᐃᑦ ᕕᕗᐊᕆ 10-ᒥᑦ ᑕᒪᐅᓇᒥᐊᖅ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑎᑦᑎᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐅᕙᓂ ᐱᔭᐅᔪᖕᓇᖅᑐᑦ https://t.co/SqWYlb8srm
Hall Beach mayor candidates for Feb 10 by-election can be found here https://t.co/QNhKyi9wDK
— Elections Nunavut ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥ ᓂᕈᐊᖅᑐᓕᕆᔨᒃᑯᑦ (@elections_nu) January 10, 2020
The byelection vote is set for Feb. 10, between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m., at the Hall Beach council chambers.
And on Feb. 3, also at the Hall Beach council chambers, Elections Nunavut will hold an advance vote from 12 noon to 7 p.m.
On the morning of Feb. 3, Elections Nunavut will do a mobile poll, from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
If you plan to be away from home on those dates, you can contact Elections Nunavut for a special mail-in ballot application form, between January 10 and February 10, 2020.
For more information, contact Elections Nunavut.
Jayko Simonie had been elected mayor of Hall Beach in the Oct. 28 round of municipal elections across Nunavut, but vacated the position soon after, triggering the need for a byelection.