More candidates sign up in Nunavut election

With two days' left in the nomination period, several more people have put their names forward as candidates in the Nunavut territorial election on October 28th.

There's about a day left before nominations close for the upcoming territorial election. And yesterday a number of people submitted their papers to seek re-election.

Johnny Ningeongan is running again in the Aivilik riding. Keith Peterson has declared his candidacy in Cambridge Bay, and Allan Rumbolt in the Hudson Bay riding.

Also seeking re-election are Peter Taptuna in Kugluktuk, Ron Elliott in Quttiktuq, and Fred Schell in South Baffin.

Other candidates who declared in the last day include: Lewis Lehman in Iqaluit-Manirajak, Travis Cooper in Iqaluit-Tasiluk, Qilak Kusugak in Rankin Inlet North-Chesterfield Inlet, and Joannie Ikkidluak in the South Baffin riding. And in the Iqaluit-Niaqunnguu riding, Anne Crawford and Jack Anawak have officially entered the race.

Nominations close tomorrow at 2 p.m. local time.


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