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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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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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Legislative Assembly Proposes Alternative Election Date, November 23, 2014

The proposed bill will move the current election date of October 5, 2015 to November 23, 2015, unless the Prime Minister calls for an earlier federal election by a “trigger date” of April 1, 2015.

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NWT Electoral Boundary Redistribution

Bill 18 – an Act to Amend the Legislative Assembly and Executive Council Act was passed on May 28, 2014.
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