Frieda Martselos, who served multiple terms as Chief of the Salt River First Nation and resigned to run for MLA, has won the Thebacha seat with 504 votes.
In Hay River, a father and son – Rocky and RJ Simpson – will be the town's two MLAs for the next four years. Rocky Simpson beat cabinet minister Wally Schumann.
A concerted effort to get more women into territorial politics succeeded beyond its proponents' wildest expectations in Tuesday's election.
Election day is October 1. Here's everything you need to know about the candidates for each of the NWT's 19 districts, courtesy of our in-depth interviews.
Steen wants a fibre line and port for Tuk and has several health and wellness priorities, but says they'll all be for nothing if climate change is not fought.
Jacobson says priorities include housing, health, and education. The former MLA and speaker wants to stabilize power costs and fund climate change mitigation.
Helping Inuvik residents live a more comfortable life is Kalinek's top priority. He says addictions services and more climate change resources are also needed.
Nurse and city councillor Silverio believes he can do more to help healthcare staffing issues and Yellowknife's municipal concerns as a territorial politician.
Pledging to represent business and public servants, Cleveland warns the NWT is "hollowing out" its middle class and urges a focus on infrastructure insecurity.
With living costs "screaming out loud" in his district, Nakimayak aims to tackle housing, health, and ensuring no constituents "become climate change refugees."
Ross said now is the time for Inuvik to elect an MLA focused on social issues and wellness. She also wants action on housing, education, and tourism services.
A candidate in Yellowknife's Great Slave is unhappy after outgoing MLA Glen Abernethy, the health and social services minister, publicly endorsed a rival.