School council and School board elections are conducted in accordance with the Education Act.
Key Dates for School Election
Monday, September 14: Nomination papers of candidates can be picked up at schools as of this date (or printed off on-line - See up and submitted to the Returning Officer.)
Thurs., September 24: Close of Nominations. To be a candidate, nomination papers of candidates must be submitted by 12:00 PM.
Mon., October 5: Polling Day (if voting is required). Voting hours are between 3:00 PM and 8:00 PM.
The Chief Electoral Officer, Maxwell Harvey, is working in close collaboration with the Government of Yukon to ensure the appropriate COVID-19 measures and precautions are in place to protect public health during the election period.
School Council Nomination Forms and information, are available here.
School Council By-Elections Results (october 2018)
There were five school council by-elections held in October 2018.
For results click here.
School Council General Elections Attendance Area
A general election is held every two years to elect members to each school council that represents the territory’s 26 attendance areas, which are available below. The number of members of each school council appears here.
The School Council General Elections, originally scheduled for May 4, 2020, have been postponed to protect the safety of electors, candidates and election officials. The Minister of Education, the Honorable Tracy-Anne McPhee, has approved the revised date for the general election for members of school councils in the 26 attendance areas to be Monday, October 5, 2020.
Attendance Area Maps
Attendance area maps for schools in the communities and for Whitehorse are below.
School Board Trustees General Election
Five School board trustees are elected to the Yukon Francophone School Board every three years
School Board Trustees Elections Summary (November 2019)
Five School Board Trustees were elected from six nominated candidates. Results from the 2019 School Board Election and other general elections are available here.
For more information on school councils, contact:
Department of Education
Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6
Association of Yukon School Councils, Boards and Committees
Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 5M2
For more information on school boards, contact:
Yukon Francophone School Board
478 Range Road, suite 3
Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 3A2