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Welcome to Elections NWT


This website is intended to help voters, candidates, election officials, and researchers learn more about how territorial elections and plebiscites are conducted in the Northwest Territories.

We are an independent, non-partisan public agency responsible to the Legislative Assembly for the administration of territorial general elections, by-elections, and plebiscites in accordance with territorial election law.

Find out more about how our electoral system works, the results from past elections, or how you might participate in the electoral process.
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CEO addresses federal committee on Fair Elections Act

On March 25, the Chief Electoral Officer of the Northwest Territories addressed the House of Commons Standing Committee considering Bill C-23, an Act to Amend the Canada Elections Act.

Click to read his opening statement and brief.

Debate on Electoral Boundaries

A debate on proposed new electoral boundaries took place on March 12 in the Legislative Assembly. Click here to read the Final Report of the Electoral Boundaries Commission (2013).

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Term Extension Debate

The next territorial general election is still scheduled for October 5th, 2015.

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