Northwest Territories general election, 1991

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The Northwest Territories general election, 1991 was the 17th general election in the Northwest Territories history. The election took place on October 15, 1991.

Twenty four members were elected to the Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly.

Election summary[edit]

Election summary [1] # of candidates Popular vote
Incumbent New # %
Elected candidates 9 12 7,254 35.51%
Acclaimed candidates 5 1
Defeated candidates   1,3767 65.49%
Total   16,053 100%
Turnout 76.4%

Members of the Legislative Assembly elected[edit]

For complete electoral history, see individual districts

12th Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly
District Member
Aivilik James Arvaluk
Amittuq Titus Allooloo
Baffin Central Rebecca Mike
Baffin South Kenoayoak Pudlat
Deh Cho Samuel Gargan
Frame Lake Charles Dent
Hay River John Pollard
Inuvik Fred Koe
Iqaluit Dennis Patterson
Keewatin Central John Todd
Kitikmeot Ernest Bernhardt1
Kivallivik Silas Arngna'naaq
Mackenzie Delta Richard Nerysoo
Nahendeh Jim Antoine
Natilikmiot John Ningark
North Slave Henry Zoe
Nunakput Nellie Cournoyea1
Quttiktuq Ludy Pudluk
Sahtu Stephen Kakfwi
Thebacha Jeannie Marie-Jewell
Tu Nedhe Don Morin
Yellowknife Centre Brian Lewis
Yellowknife North Michael Ballantyne
Yellowknife South Tony Whitford


Bold denotes incumbency.
1 For electoral purposes Holman (Ulukhaktok) was included in Nunakput and not the Kitikmeot.


  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.