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NEWS: Nunavik October 31, 2012 - 2:24 pm

Candidates file nomination papers for Nunavik municipal elections Oct. 31

Municipal elections take place Nov. 7

NUNATSIAQ NEWS

Today municipal offices across Nunavik are accepting nomination papers for candidates in the region’s Nov. 7 municipal elections.

After the municipal election, Nunavik’s 14 communities may see new mayors and councillors elected for three-year terms — and these changes in municipal leadership will also influence the make-up of the Kativik Regional Government’s council and executive.

Nominations of candidates will be accepted at municipal offices between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. on Oct. 31.

As for voting, some communities may offer an advance polling at their municipal office from 12 pm to 8 p.m on Nov, 4.

On Nov. 7, polling stations will be open at municipal offices from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

To vote, you must be 18 years old or older on Nov. 6,  living in the community since Nov. 6, 2011 and a Canadian citizen, Your name must also appear on the electoral list

Corporations, commercial partnerships and associations which have head office or principal place of business in the municipality since Nov. 6, 2011 are also eligible to vote through a representative authorized by a resolution — but they would have had to deposit a copy of that with their municipality on or before Oct. 1.

To see the complete list of candidates running in each community, consult the KRG website later.

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