all plebiscites conducted according to Nunavut’s Plebiscites Act.
any plebiscites that relate to the control or prohibition of liquor in Nunavut communities, according to Nunavut’s Liquor Act, and when the Minister of Finance requests.
The Legislative Assembly of Nunavut appoints the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), who is the head of Elections Nunavut. It is headquartered in Rankin Inlet. The CEO appoints a returning officer and assistant returning officer in each Nunavut constituency to oversee the election process in that constituency. A returning officer represents Elections Nunavut in each of the 19 constituencies.
Elections Nunavut’s main services are to:
Administer elections in a fair, transparent, and accountable manner.
Provide public education about the electoral process, in all of Nunavut’s official languages.
Maintain an up-to-date electronic voter registration database and voters list.
Develop and distribute information and forms for voters and candidates.
Develop and provide training and manuals for election officers.
Oversee the work of all election officers during elections.
Publish and distribute maps, election returns and reports, candidate financial information, and annual reports.