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Upcoming Tu Nehdé-Wiilideh byelection

Monday, December 13, 2021

The Commissioner of the Northwest Territories, Margaret Thom, has issued a Writ of Election Order that directs the Chief Electoral Officer of the Northwest Territories to issue a Writ of Election to the Returning Officer of electoral district of Tu Nedhé-Wiilideh on Monday, January 10, 2022, and that should a poll be required it be held on Tuesday, February 8, 2022.

Tu Nedhé-Wiilideh electors may access Voter Registration on the Elections NWT website to confirm if they are on the voters list:

Applications for Absentee Ballot (by mail) will be accepted beginning Monday, December 27, 2021, until 2:00pm January 29, 2022 at

The Returning Officer’s office will open on the first floor of the Det’on Cho Building in Ndilo, NT on Monday, January 10, 2022 at 10:00 am and will receive nomination papers until 2:00pm on January 14, 2022.

Further inquiries can be directed to or by calling 867-767-9100. ext. 16010