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UMBS Go Blue
03-26-2011, 05:50 AM
Who wins the riding of Nunavut in the May 2011 Canadian federal election?

UMBS Go Blue
03-30-2011, 03:45 AM
In 2008, Leona Aglukkaq (http://www.leonaaglukkaq.ca/about_leona/) was the surprise winner of a three-way contest in a former Liberal bastion. She was immediately elevated to Health Minister, is the first Inuk to hold a Cabinet position in Canada, and has generally performed well in her portfolio, unlike certain other Harper Cabinet ministers.

She is quietly mentioned as a possible dark horse candidate to succeed Stephen Harper as Conservative leader should Harper lose the election and step down.

UMBS Go Blue
04-07-2011, 03:44 AM
http://www.nunatsiaqonline.ca/stories/article/98789_paul_okalik_to_run_for_liberal_party_in_nuna vut/

UMBS Go Blue
05-04-2011, 10:14 AM
Party Candidate Votes % Votes
Conservative Leona Aglukkaq 4,111 49.8
NDP-New Democratic Party Jack Hicks 1,603 19.4
Green Party Scott MacCallum 173 2.1
Liberal Paul Okalik 2,360 28.6
Total number of valid votes: 8,247
Polls reporting: 56/56 Voter turnout: 8,247 of 16,998 registered electors (48.5%)