16th Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly

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16th Assembly
Type
Type
Established October 1, 2007
Seats 19
Elections
Last election
2007
Meeting place
Yellowknife

The 16th Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly is the 24th sitting legislature in Northwest Territories history. The membership of this Assembly was decided by the 2007 Northwest Territories general election held on October 1, 2007 to elect 19 members.

Despite attempts by political parties to run candidates for the legislature, the legislature is nonpartisan and has been since 1905. The members will meet in October and choose the Premier, Speaker and the Cabinet.[1]

The NWT has set in place legislation that ensures elections are held every four years on the first Monday in October and the next election will be held 3 October 2011.[2]

Under the territory's consensus government system, Floyd Roland was chosen as the new Premier on October 17, 2007.

Membership[edit]

Members elected in the general election[edit]

Constituency Member
Great Slave Glen Abernethy
Tu Nedhe Tom Beaulieu
Frame Lake Wendy Bisaro
Weledeh Bob Bromley
Hay River North Paul Delorey
Hay River South Jane Groenewegen
Yellowknife Centre Robert Hawkins
Nunakput Jackie Jacobson
Mackenzie Delta David Krutko
Monfwi Jackson Lafferty
Range Lake Sandy Lee
Yellowknife South Bob McLeod
Deh Cho Michael McLeod
Inuvik Twin Lakes Robert C. McLeod
Nahendeh Kevin A. Menicoche
Thebacha Michael Miltenberger
Kam Lake Dave Ramsay
Inuvik Boot Lake Floyd Roland
Sahtu Norman Yakeleya

Membership changes[edit]

Date Member District Reason
March 26, 2011 Sandy Lee Range Lake Resigned to run for a seat in the 2011 Canadian federal election

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