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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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Changes to Elections and Plebiscites Act

Territorial election law has changed to prepare for the 2015 general election.

Bill 33 – An Act to Amend the Elections and Plebiscites Act, No. 2, received assent on November 6, 2014.

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Elections NWT is looking for a Returning Officer for the electoral district of Yellowknife Centre

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New Chief Electoral Officer appointed by the Legislative Assembly of the NWT

Nicole Latour has been appointed Chief Electoral Officer for the Northwest Territories. Her term begins on November 1, 2014.

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