Blake-Rudkowski winner of Nunatsiavut by-election


Published on May 18, 2017

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Following a recount, Nunatsiavut’s Electoral Officer Nannette Blake has released the official results of the May 10 Nunatsiavut byelection for the Constituency of Canada.

Edward Blake-Rudkowski has been declared elected by a margin of only 10 votes. He  will be sworn in as an Ordinary Member of the Nunatsiavut Assembly during the week of June 5. As per the Nunatsiavut Elections Act, the recount, which was held on May 17, was automatically triggered because there were 10 or fewer votes separating the first and second candidates.

Official results following the recount:

Candidate Votes (Mail-in Ballot)

Edward Blake-Rudkowski 125

Bill Flowers 115

Roland Saunders 106

Tama Fost 90

Susan Onalik 87

Zippie Nochasak 79

Sam Saunders 30