Arviat South

Arviat South
Nunavut electoral district
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Boundaries of Arviat South
Coordinates:61°05′16″N 96°06′50″W / 61.08778°N 96.11389°W / 61.08778; -96.11389Coordinates: 61°05′16″N 96°06′50″W / 61.08778°N 96.11389°W / 61.08778; -96.11389
Territorial electoral district
LegislatureLegislative Assembly of Nunavut
Joe Savikataaq
District created2013
First contested2013
Last contested2021

Arviat South (Inuktitut: ᐊᕐᕕᐊᑦ ᓂᒋᐊ,[1] French: Arviat Sud,[1] Inuinnaqtun: Arviat Hivuraa)[1] is an electoral district (riding) for the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut, Canada.[2]

The riding consists of part of the community of Arviat. The district was created prior to the 28 October 2013 general election. The community was previously in Arviat.[3]

Arviat South MLA Joe Savikataaq, who was Deputy Premier of Nunavut following the October 30, 2017 election, became Premier after Paul Quassa was removed from his position after a vote of no-confidence.[4][5]

Election results

2021 election

2021 Nunavut general election
[6] Name Vote %
  Joe Savikataaq Acclaimed

2017 election

2017 Nunavut general election
Name Vote %
  Joe Savikataaq 280
  Jason Gibbons 234

2013 election

2013 Nunavut general election
[7] Name Vote %
  Joe Savikataaq 181 40.0%
  Airo Pameolik 147 32.5%
  Peter Alareak 125 27.6%
Total valid ballots 453 100%
Voter turnout 76.6%% Rejected ballots 1


  1. ^ a b c "Nunavut Elections Act Office Consolidation, English version". Elections Nunavut. p. 135. Archived from the original (PDF) on May 5, 2017. Retrieved April 23, 2017.
  2. ^ Nunavut Constituencies Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ of the 2011 Nunavut Electoral Boundaries Commission[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ After Paul Quassa ejected, Nunavut chooses deputy as new premier
  5. ^ Joe Savikataaq is the new premier of Nunavut, after non-confidence vote ousts former leader
  6. ^ Arviat South at Elections Nunavut
  7. ^ Results for the constituency of Arviat South Archived 2013-11-14 at the Wayback Machine at Elections Nunavut
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