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2021 Territorial General Election Return Of The Writ

April 20, 2021
The Returning Officers of the 19 Electoral Districts have completed the Return of the Writ documentation as of April 19, 2021. The returning officers have certified in their return of the writ that that the members duly elected for their electoral district by having received the largest number of...

Recount and Drawing Of Lots For Vuntut Gwitchin Complete

April 19, 2021
The recount of ballots for the electoral district of Vuntut Gwitchin was conducted today under Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Suzanne Duncan. This followed a tie vote result of 78 votes each between the two candidates, Pauline Frost of the Yukon Liberal Party and Annie Blake of the Yukon New...

Media Advisory: Judicial Recount Convened For Vuntut Gwitchin

April 16, 2021
Chief Justice Suzanne M. Duncan of the Supreme Court of Yukon will preside over the Judicial Recount for the electoral district of Vuntut Gwitchin. It will be convened for 3PM on Monday, April 19, at the Law Courts located at 2134 2nd Ave, Whitehorse, in Court Room #5 (ground floor). The judicial...

2021 Territorial General Election Official Results

April 15, 2021
The Official Addition was conducted today in the 19 returning offices across the territory. This process involves opening the sealed ballot boxes to remove the Statement of the Poll and to officially add up the numbers of ballots cast for each candidate and the number of rejected ballots. On...

2021 Territorial General Election Recount Application By Elections Yukon For Vuntut Gwitchin

April 15, 2021
After the Official Addition was conducted today the vote was unchanged. Both candidates received 78 votes. There were no rejected ballots. An application to the Supreme Court has been filed by Elections Yukon for a recount. The Elections Act requires the recount to be held within four days of the...

2021 Territorial General Election Unofficial Results

April 13, 2021
The unofficial results after the close of polls on Monday, April 12, 2021, are detailed in the attachments. These results will be confirmed on Thursday April 15, 2021 during the official addition. For the full details please download the press release below.

2021 Territorial General Election: Today Is Polling Day – Monday April 12

April 12, 2021
POLLS OPEN TODAY FROM 8 AM TO 8 PM All polls opened on time across the territory. In total there are 29 polling locations open today throughout the territory. There are 102 polling stations open to serve electors (including four institutional polls). There are results from 102 polls on polling day...

2021 Territorial General Election Voter Turnout To Date

April 10, 2021
The two days of advance poll voting was completed on Monday April 5. Special ballot applications closed Friday April 9. If an elector has not already voted, the final opportunity will be polling day, Monday, April 12. There are currently 28,992 registered electors. It is expected there will be...

Elections Yukon Partnership With Civix

April 8, 2021
Elections Yukon in partnership with CIVIX, is offering Student Vote Yukon to engage youth in the territorial election. As part of this program, elementary and high school students will get to experience the voting process firsthand and practice active and informed citizenship. “Elections Yukon is...

Still Time To Apply For A Special Ballot

April 7, 2021
ELECTIONS YUKON OFFERS ADDITIONAL SPECIAL BALLOT RETURN OPTION As of 8 PM on Wednesday, April 7, more than 2700 special ballots have been issued to electors since the issue of the writ on March 12. Applications have been made online and by mail and email to Elections Yukon at the 19 returning...

Voter Turnout at Advance Polls (April 4 and April 5)

April 6, 2021
ADVANCE POLLS Advance Polls were held Sunday and Monday (April 4 and 5) at 23 locations throughout the territory. Total turnout at the advance polls over the two days was 4,350 electors. This number is unofficial as data entry is ongoing. In 2016, 5,282 electors voted at Advance Polls. REMINDER FOR...

Day Two of Advance Polls

April 5, 2021
Today is day two of the advance polls for the territorial election. All 25 advance polls, located in 23 locations across the territory, opened on time at 8 AM this morning. Today is the last day to vote in the advance polls. Polls will remain open until 8 PM. Electors can continue to request a...

Advance Polls Open

April 4, 2021
All 25 advance polls, located in 23 locations across the territory, opened on time at 8 AM this morning. The advance polls will be open until 8 PM this evening. The polls will also be open tomorrow, Monday April 5th from 8 AM to 8 PM. In 2016, 28% (5,282) of electors voted at the advance polls...

Special Ballot Kit Applications Close on April 9th

March 27, 2021
All electors have the option to vote by special ballot. Special ballot applications at returning offices and online/mail have been open for two weeks. As of 10 AM on Monday, March 29, a total of 1,376 electors have voted by special ballot. For the full details please download the press release...

Voter Information Cards Have Been Mailed

March 25, 2021
Elections Yukon is mailing a personalized Voter Information Card to all registered electors in Yukon. The card tells electors where they are registered, the ways to vote (by special ballot, at the advance polls, and on polling day), when and where to vote and the contact information for their...

Withdrawal of Candidate

March 24, 2021
Elections Yukon has been formally advised that the Yukon New Democratic Party candidate for Watson Lake, Amy Labonte, has withdrawn her candidacy. As the withdrawal notification was received by the returning officer prior to the statutory limit of 2PM on March 24, her name will be removed from the...

List of Confirmed Candidates For The 2021 Territorial General Election

March 23, 2021
At the close of nominations on March 22 at 2 p.m. there were with a total of 57 candidates nominated to serve as members of the Legislative Assembly for the electoral district of their nomination. The list of confirmed candidates for the 19 electoral districts is attached. Note : 1 Candidate...

Cancellation Of Registration – Yukon Green Party

March 22, 2021
As the Yukon Green Party did not nominate more than two candidates for the 2021 general election by close of nominations at 2 pm today, March 22, 2021, in accordance with the Elections Act section 47(5), the Yukon Green Party will be de-registered as a registered political party effective...

List of Returning Office Locations and Contact Info

March 15, 2021
To register, to vote by special ballot, or to get information, you can visit, call or email your local returning office. RO Office details are below for each of the 19 districts: Office Hours for all RO Offices Monday - Friday 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm Saturday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Sunday 12:00 pm to 4:00...

Territorial General Election Underway

March 12, 2021
Writs of election were issued on Friday, March 12, 2021 to elect members of the 35th legislative Assembly. Special ballot Voting Now Open: Apply to vote by special ballot online or at returning office. Also register (new, update or confirm) at electionsyukon.ca Monday Mar 22 at 2PM: Nomination of...