- Richard Amarualik
- Paul A. Quassa (incumbent)
- Jerome Sheaves
- Matt Teed
Eligible voters: 485
- Paul Quassa 43.4 per cent
- John Illupalik 37.6 per cent
Voter turnout in 2013: 49.4 per cent
Did You Know? So few ballots were cast in the 2013 election that Quassa, as the winner, didn’t even surpass 100 votes, getting 96, while Illupalik received 83.
(Hall Beach & Iglulik South)
- Solomon Angugasak Allurut
- Paul Haulli
- Jason Ikeperiar
- Reena Akumalik Irqittuq
- Erasmus Ivvalu
- Joelie Kaernerk
- George Quviq Qulaut (incumbent)
Eligible voters: 648
- George Quviq Qulaut 68.5 per cent
- Paul Haulli 31.5 per cent
Voter turnout in 2013: 60.5 per cent
Did You Know? Four candidates – Haulli, Ikeperiar, Irqittuq and Kaernerk – reside in Hall Beach while the other three make their homes in Iglulik.
- Peter Kattuk
- Allan Rumbolt (incumbent)
- Peter Qavvik
Eligible voters: 465
2013 election: Rumbolt took the seat with 44 per cent of the vote, over three other candidates. Moses Appaqaq came second with 31 per cent of the vote.
Voter turnout in 2013: 76 per cent
Did You Know? Kattuk, who is looking to unseat Rumbolt in Election 2017, represented the riding of Hudson Bay from 1999 to 2008, but did not run for re-election until 2017.
- Okalik Eegeesiak
- Monica Ell-Kanayuk (incumbent)
- Adam Arreak Lightstone
- Jude Lewis
Eligible voters: 1070
2013 election: Ell-Kanayuk took the seat with 69 per cent of the vote, over three other candidates. Mikidjuk Akavak came second with 15 per cent of the vote.
Voter turnout in 2013: 67 per cent.
Did You Know? Ell-Kanayuk and Eegeesiak are two of 17 women running in Election 2017
- Pat Angnakak (incumbent)
- Franco Buscemi
- Anne Crawford
Eligible voters: 952
2013 election: Angnakak took the seat with 31 per cent of the vote, beating out five other candidates.
Voter turnout in 2013: 65 per cent
Did You Know? This is the second time Angnakak and Crawford are battling it out in the polls – in 2013, runner-up Crawford was only 20 votes behind Angnakak.
- Adamee Itorcheak
- Paul Okalik (incumbent)
- Cindy Rennie
- Elisapee Sheutiapik
Eligible voters: 1100
2013 election: Okalik, Nunavut’s first premier, won his new riding with 46 per cent of the vote, with the closest contender Leesee Papatsie taking 25 per cent. Solomon Awa took 18 per cent and Natsiq Kango took 11.
Voter turnout in 2013: 50 per cent
Did You Know? The Iqaluit-Sinaa riding had one of the lowest voter turn-outs in the territory in 2013, tied with Aggu.
- George Hickes (incumbent)
- Jacopoosie Peter
Eligible voters: 1163
2013 election: This was a close race, with Hickes, at 39 per cent, beating out former premier Eva Aariak by seven per cent. Patterk Netser, Travis Cooper and Gideonie Joamie trailed behind.
Voter turnout in 2013: 72 per cent.
Did You Know? Netser is running again in Election 2017, this time in the riding of Aivilik and representing Coral Harbour.
- Harry John Dialla
- Johnny Mike (incumbent)
- Margaret Nakashuk
- Hezakiah Oshutapik
Eligible voters: 677
2013 election: Mike took the seat with 37.4 per cent of the vote, over three other candidates. Dialla came second with 34.5 per cent of the vote.
Voter turnout in 2013: 80 per cent
Did You Know? This will be the third time Mike and Oshutapik compete for the Pangnirtung seat. Oshutapik took the 2011 byelection, after Adamee Komoartok resigned. Mike then won the 2013 election.
(Arctic Bay, Grise Fiord, Resolute)
- David Akeeagok
- Mishak Allurut
- Kataisee Attagutsiak
- Leo Eecherk
- Gary Kalluk
- Mavis Manik
- Rachel Qitsualik-Tinsley
- Isaac Shooyook (incumbent)
- Andrew Taqtu
Eligible voters: 550
- Isaac Shooyook 60.4 per cent
- Ron Elliott 39.6 per cent
Voter turnout in 2013: 72.7 per cent
Did You Know? Quttiktuq is the most hotly-contested riding with nine candidates, the most in its history. Eight people ran in the 2000 byelection.
(Cape Dorset, Kimmirut)
- David Joanasie
- Michael Salomonie
Eligible voters: 932
- David Joanasie 58.2 per cent
- Tommy Akavak 22.8 per cent
Voter turnout in 2013: 82.4 per cent
Did You Know? The South Baffin riding had no candidates come forward in the October 2008 election, forcing a byelection that November that was contested by four individuals. Fred Schell emerged as the winner.
- Joe Enook (incumbent)
- Jeannie Mills
- David Qamaniq
Eligible voters: 754
2013 election: Enook won soundly over sole competitor David Qajaakuttuk Qamaniq, with 73 per cent of the vote.
Voter turnout in 2013: 69 per cent
Did You Know? Enook first became MLA for Tununiq in a Sept. 2011 by-election when the late James Arvaluk resigned for health reasons.
(Clyde River, Qikiqtarjuaq)
- Pauloosie Keyootak (incumbent)
- Jerry Natanine
- Johnathan Palluq
Eligible voters: Clyde River – 534; Qikiqtarjuaq – 303; Total – 837
2013 election: Samuel Nuqingaq and Niore Iqalukjuak were apparently tied after a first count, with 187 votes each. A recount held Nov. 5 gave Nuqingaq 187 votes to Iqalukjuak’s 185.
Voter turnout in 2013: 78 per cent
Did You Know? Keyootak became MLA for Uqqummiut in a 2015 by-election when Nuqingaq was expelled from the legislative assembly by a motion, which passed unanimously, for unexplained absences and unacceptable conduct.
(Coral Harbour, Naujaat)
- Jack Anawak
- Patterk Netser
Eligible voters: Coral Harbour – 423; Naujaat – 408; Total – 831
2013 election: Steve Mapsalak took the seat with 58 per cent of the vote, over sole opponent Johnny Ningeongan.
Voter turnout in 2013: 64 per cent
Did You Know? The riding of Aivilik was one of several created before the 2013 general election. Coral Harbour and Naujaat were previously part of the Akulliq and Nanulik ridings, which no longer exist.
Arviat North-Whale Cove
- George Kuksuk (incumbent)
- John Main
Eligible voters: Arviat – 481; Whale Cove – 189; Total: 670
2013 election: With 160 votes, George Kuksuk slid into first with only 14 votes more than Elizabeth Copland’s 146. The three other candidates – David Kritterdlik, Amauyak Netser and Joseph Ivitaaruq Kaviok trailed behind with 71, 66 and 19 votes respectively.
Voter turnout in 2013: 75 per cent
Did You Know? Unlike in 2013, which saw candidates from both Arviat and Whale Cove, this year’s race sees two Arviat residents vying for the privilege of becoming a member of the legislative assembly.
- Jason Gibbons
- Joe Savikataaq (incumbent)
Eligible voters: 650
2013 election: The three-way race saw Savikataaq win with 40 per cent of the vote, as Airo Pameolik took a not-too-distant 32 per cent and Peter Alareak took 28 per cent.
Voter turnout in 2013: 77 per cent
Did You Know? Elections Nunavut rejected one ballot in the last general election.
- Karen Kabloona
- Simeon Mikkungwak (incumbent)
Eligible voters: 979
- Simeon Mikkungwak 59.3 per cent
- Karen Yip 40.3 per cent
Voter turnout in 2013: 70.7 per cent
Did You Know? Mikkungwak is opposed by a single candidate for the second consecutive election. In the three elections prior to 2013, Baker Lake had three or more competitors vying for the seat.
Rankin Inlet North-Chesterfield Inlet
- Douglas Aggark
- Cedric Autut
- Tom Sammurtok (incumbent)
- Cathy Towtongie
Eligible voters: 822
- Tom Sammurtok 45.8 per cent
- Donna Adams 20.3 per cent
Voter turnout in 2013: 64 per cent
Did You Know? This is the second election where Chesterfield Inlet is paired up with a portion of Rankin Inlet. Prior to 2013, Chesterfield Inlet and Coral Harbour formed the riding of Nanulik.
Rankin Inlet South
- Lorne Kusugak
- Alexander Sammurtok (incumbent)
Eligible voters: 736
2013 election: draw
Voter turnout in 2013: 56.9 per cent
- Alexander Sammurtok 54.3 per cent
- Lorne Kusugak 45.7 per cent
Voter turnout in 2014 byelection: 80.4 per cent
Did You Know? This is a rematch between Sammurtok and Kusugak, who split the vote down the middle in the last election. Sammurtok won the subsequent byelection to take the seat from Kusugak.
- Jeannie Ehaloak
- Pamela Gross
- Harry Maksagak
Eligible voters: 911
- Keith Peterson 68.7 per cent
- Fred Pedersen 18.6 per cent
Voter turnout in 2013: 101.7 per cent
Did You Know? There were 655 total votes cast in 2013 despite 644 people on the official voters list, resulting in voter turnout slightly exceeding 100 per cent.
- Joseph Aglukkaq
- Tony Akoak (incumbent)
- Paul Puqiqnak
- James Taqaugaq Qitsualik
Eligible voters: 691
- Tony Akoak 48.4 per cent
- Linda Hunter 37.1 per cent
Voter turnout in 2013: 70.2 per cent
Did You Know? Gjoa Haven became its own riding in 2013, having been formerly part of the Nattilik riding with Taloyoak.
- Mila Adjukak Kamingoak (acclaimed)
Did You Know? Peter Taptuna was also acclaimed in this riding in 2013, and was subsequently chosen as premier.
(Kugaaruk and Taloyoak)
- Emiliano Qirngnuq (incumbent)
- Joe Tulurialik
Eligible voters: 830
- Jeannie Ugyuk (acclaimed)
- Emiliano Qirngnuq 31.2 per cent
- Tars Angutingunirk 26.4 per cent
Voter turnout in 2016 byelection: 59.4 per cent
Did You Know? Qirngnuq served less than two years as MLA, having assumed the role after Jeannie Ugyuk resigned in November 2015 following a no-confidence vote.