Northwest Territories general election, 1987

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The Northwest Territories general election, 1987 was the 16th general election in the history of the Northwest Territories, Canada. The election took place on October 5, 1987.

This was the last election in which Elections Canada would administer the elections.

Election summary[edit]

Election summary [1] # of candidates Popular vote
Incumbent New # %
Elected candidates 9 12 ? ?
Acclaimed candidates ? 3
Defeated candidates        
Total   15,775 100%
Turnout 70.9%

Members of the Legislative Assembly elected[edit]

For complete electoral history, see individual districts

11th Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly
District Member
Aivilik Peter Irniq
Amittuq Titus Allooloo
Baffin Central Ipeelee Kilabuk
Baffin South Joe Arlooktoo
Deh Cho Samuel Gargan
Hay River John Pollard
High Arctic Ludy Pudluk
Hudson Bay Charlie Crow
Inuvik Tom Butters
Iqaluit Dennis Patterson
Kitikmeot West Red Pedersen
Kivallivik Gordon Wray
Mackenzie Delta Richard Nerysoo
Nahendeh Nick Sibbeston
Natilikmeot Michael Angottitauruq
Nunakput Nellie Cournoyea
Pine Point Bruce McLaughlin
Rae-Lac La Martre Henry Zoe
Sahtu Stephen Kakfwi
Slave River Jeannie Marie-Jewell
Tu Nedhe Don Morin
Yellowknife Centre Brian Lewis
Yellowknife North Michael Ballantyne
Yellowknife South Ted Richard


Bold denotes incumbency.


  1. ^ Dickerson, Mark. Whose North?: Political Change, Political Development, and Self-Government in the Northwest Territories. UBC Press. p. 118. ISBN 0-7748-0418-1. 

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