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Yukon has been formally advised that the Yukon New Democratic Party candidate for Watson Lake, Amy Labonte, has withdrawn her candidacy.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 ballot for the electoral district of Watson Lake.
Remaining candidates will be notified. Notices will be placed at advance poll and polling day locations
in Watson Lake.
At the count of ballots on April 12, any special ballot votes (which allow the write-in of a candidate
name or a registered political party) for Amy Labonte or the Yukon New Democratic Party for the
electoral district of Watson Lake will be rejected.
With the close of nominations on Monday March 22 at 2PM, there is no option to replace the
Contact Elections Yukon
Dave Wilkie, Assistant Chief Electoral Officer
Phone: 867-667-8683 or 1-866-668-8683 (toll free)
Elections Yukon is an independent non-partisan office of the Legislative Assembly that is responsible for the administration of territorial, school council and school board elections.