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April 27, 2011 referendum on the creation of the Nunavik Regional Government

Summary

Official results of the referendum on the creation of the Nunavik Regional Government. During this referendum, 14 villages in the territory as well as the Inuit beneficiaries of the James Bay and Northern Québec Agreement who reside outside Nunavik could answer the following question: "Do you approve the Final Agreement on the creation of the Nunavik Regional Government?”

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Results

Location Number of Yes votes Number of No votes
Kangiqsualujjuaq 108 146
Kuujjuaq 200 490
Tasiujaq 45 62
Aupaluk 28 32
Kangirsuk 67 117
Quaqtaq 36 93
Kangirsujuaq 105 132
Salluit 158 359
Ivujivik 37 79
Akulivik 66 131
Puvirnituq 216 269
Inukjuak 92 542
Umiujaq 43 105
Kuujjuaraapik 71 102
Raglan Mine 12 23
Outside Nunavik 116 160
All locations 1,400 2,842

Statistics

  • The number of votes cast is obtained by adding the number of valid ballots and the number of rejected ballots.
  • Voter turnout is established by calculating the vote cast in relation to the number of registered electors.
  • Approval of the Agreement is conditional upon a majority of the votes cast at the time of the referendum being in favour of the Agreement. Moreover, this majority must represent at least 25% plus one of all eligible electors.
  • Voters who voted at the Raglan Mine are registered in various villages.
Location Number of votes cast Voter turnout Number of registered electors Registered electors who voted yes
Kangiqsualujjuaq 258 46.91% 550 19.64%
Kuujjuaq 697 46.50% 1.499 13.34%
Tasiujaq 110 73.33% 150 30.00%
Aupaluk 60 75.00% 80 35.00%
Kangirsuk 186 61.79% 301 22.26%
Quaqtaq 130 74.71% 174 20.69%
Kangirsujuaq 247 68.80% 359 29.25%
Salluit 521 68.19% 764 20.68%
Ivujivik 116 68.64% 169 21.89%
Akulivik 202 62.93% 321 20.56%
Puvirnituq 486 49.80% 976 22.13%
Inukjuak 642 80.15% 801 11.49%
Umiujaq 148 58.50% 253 17.00%
Kuujjuaraapik 176 43.67% 403 17.62%
Raglan Mine 35      
Outside Nunavik 279 25.81% 1.081 10.73%
All locations 4,293 54.47% 7.881 17.76%
Note: The percentages in the summary tables are rounded to two decimal places, so the sums may not add up to 100%.

Valid and rejected ballots

The percentage of valid ballots and the percentage of rejected ballots shall be established by calculating, in each case, the total number of ballots in relation to the vote cast.

Location Number of valid ballots (%) Number of rejected ballots (%)
Kangiqsualujjuaq 254 (98.45%) 4 (1,55%)
Kuujjuaq 690 (99.00%) 7 (1,00%)
Tasiujaq 107 (97.27%) 3 (2,73%)
Aupaluk 60 (100.00%) 0 (0,00%)
Kangirsuk 184 (98.92%) 2 (1,08%)
Quaqtaq 129 (99.23%) 1 (0,77%)
Kangirsujuaq 237 (95.95%) 10 (4,05%)
Salluit 517 (99.23%) 4 (0,77%)
Ivujivik 116 (100.00%) 0 (0,00%)
Akulivik 197 (97.52%) 5 (2,48%)
Puvirnituq 485 (99.79%) 1 (0,21%)
Inukjuak 634 (98.75%) 8 (1,25%)
Umiujaq 148 (100.00%) 0 (0,00%)
Kuujjuaraapik 173 (98.30%) 3 (1,70%)
Raglan Mine 35 (100.00%) 0 (0,00%)
Outside Nunavik 276 (98.92%) 3 (1,08%)
All locations 4 242 (98.81%) 51 (1,19%)
Note: The percentages in the summary tables are rounded to two decimal places, so the sums may not add up to 100%.

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