NORTHWEST TERRITORIES VOTES 2007

District Profiles

DISTRICT: THEBACHA
CandidateVote ShareElected
MARIE-JEWELL, Jeannie 16.8%  
MARTSELOS, Peter 37.9%
MILTENBERGER, J. Michael 45.3% X
October 1, 10:55:50 PM MT

Disclaimer: Results are rounded off to nearest percentage point. Results are not official until Elections N.W.T. has reviewed the ballot count, which usually takes several days.

Thebacha


Candidates:
MARIE-JEWELL, Jeannie
MARTSELOS, Peter
MILTENBERGER, J. Michael

Current MLA:

J. Michael Miltenberger


District Profile:

The town of Fort Smith (pop. 2,364) is the sole municipality in this district. Situated on the Alberta border, the community was founded as a trading post in the 1870s, when it was a key stop on the portage around the Slave River rapids. Now linked by road to Hay River, the town is a transportation, tourism and education hub.

The Thebacha campus of Arctic College is located here, as is the headquarters of nearby Wood Buffalo National Park. Slightly more than half the residents are aboriginal – mostly Chipewyan and Cree. The small Salt River Reserve is also part of this district.


District Map:
From Elections N.W.T.:
External link opens in a new window Thebacha [HTML]

Political History:

Michael Miltenberger, who has served the district since 1995, defeated Don Tourangeau in 2003 to retain his seat. In 1999 and 1995, the civil servant and former town councillor squared off against Jeannie Marie-Jewell, herself a former cabinet minister. He won both times by fewer than 100 votes. Voter turnout in the district has tended to be high.

 



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