2023 Election for Chief & Council
Wednesday, April 19th, 2023
10a.m. – 8 p.m.
An Election will be held for:
One (1) Chief
One (1) Deputy Chief
Four (4) Councillors
One (1) Youth Councillor
Nomination Forms will be available at NND Government House – Reception, NND Election
Committee, Chief Electoral Officer – Tanya Silverfox and NND Website www.nndfn.com
Nominations Open: March 3rd, 2023
Nomination Forms must be filed with the Chief Electoral Officer no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, March 17th, 2023.
~ Nominations will not be accepted after this time ~
o NND Government House March 30th, 2023 6 – 8 p.m., Mayo, YT
o Location to TBD April 6th, 2023 6 – 8 p.m., Whitehorse, YT
As per the Election Act (2009):
o NND Citizens who are 18 years of age or older as of the Election Day are eligible to vote
o Mail-In Ballots and Proxy Voting will be available, if requested in advance
o Eligibility for Candidacy (Section 5.3)
In addition to the Election Poll, the following voting methods will be used in this election:
• PROXY VOTING: if an elector has reason to believe that voting may not be possible because
of absence from the Yukon, the elector may by proxy application appoint another elector or
authorize a candidate to appoint elector in the elector’s place.
• MAIL-IN BALLOTS – mail-in ballot packages will be provided to eligible electors upon request
to the Chief Electoral Officer and will be sent priority/express post to an elector.
• SPECIAL BALLOT – a special ballot enables an elector to vote without attendance at an
advance poll or at a polling station on the date of the election under specific criteria. An
application to the Chief Electoral Officer to apply by special ballot vote can be provided before
Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Tanya Silverfox
Contact Telephone (867) 334-1385
Mailing Address PO Box 30073, Whitehorse, YT, Y1A 5Y5
NND Election Committee Karen Van Bibber, Terra Blanchard, Lauren Baranik, Rose Lemieux
Contact Telephone (867) 996-2265 Ext. 123
If further clarification is required, please contact the CEO or Election Committee.