NUNAVUT VOTES 2008

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Nunavut by the numbers

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Quick facts
Total land mass 1,932,2545 sq km
Per cent of Canada's land mass 21.4%
Population (as of 2006 census) 29,474
Eligible voters in 2008 14,090
Number of election day polls 41
Number of advanced and other polls 28
2004 voter turnout 93.7%
1999 voter turnout 88.6%
Source: Statistics Canada, Elections Nunavut
Voters in constituencies with more than one community
Constituency Community Number of voters
(as of May 2008)
Akulliq Repulse Bay
Kugaaruk
324
254
Amittuq Igloolik
Hall Beach
642
338
Nanulik Coral Harbour
Chesterfield Inlet
364
187
Nattilik Gjoa Haven
Taloyoak
527
341
Quttiktuq Arctic Bay
Grise Fiord
Resolute
373
69
127
Rankin Inlet South-Whale Cove Rankin Inlet South
Whale Cove
734
165
South Baffin Cape Dorset
Kimmirut
630
226
Uqqummiut Qikiqtarjuaq
Clyde River
301
371
Source: Elections Nunavut
Voters in Nunavut's two largest communities, broken down by constituency
Community Constituency Number of voters
(as of May 2008)
Iqaluit Iqaluit Centre
Iqaluit East
Iqaluit West
Total
744
949
716
2409
Rankin Inlet Rankin Inlet North
Rankin Inlet South
Total
574
734
1308
Source: Elections Nunavut
Voters in constituencies with one community
Constituency Number of voters
(2003-2004)
Number of voters
(as of May 2008)
Arviat 953 986
Baker Lake 833 932
Cambridge Bay 718 708
Hudson Bay 373 408
Kugluktuk 618 700
Pangnirtung 671 683
Tununiq 589 717
Source: Elections Nunavut

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