Solomon Awa will be back in the Mayor's chair after tonight's Municipal election in Iqaluit
Awa was elected Mayor of the Territorial Capital, defeating his two challengers by a wide margins.
The re-elected Mayor took 1007 votes, while runner-up Vincent Yvon garnered 171 votes, and Lill Weemen came third with 90 votes.
Awa became Mayor in 2019 when former Iqaluit Mayor Kenney Bell resigned for personal reasons. Awa was selected by the council to fulfill the remainder of Bell's term. Awa secured his first full term as Mayor of Iqaluit Monday night.
Majority of Council Returning
Joining Awa the council table will be familiar faces, with 100 per cent of the polls reporting, Ken Smith, Romeyn Stevenson, Kyle Sheppard, Samuel Tilley, Harry Flaherty, Simon Nattaq, Methusaiah Kunuk, and Jack Anawak were all elected Monday night.
Nattaq, Sheppard, Stevenson, Smith and Tilley were serving on city council prior to the Municipal election.
Councillor Swany Amarapala was the only incumbent councillor running for re-election who was defeated when all the results came in.
Councillors Ookalik Curley and Paul Quassa did not stand for re-election.
City of Iqaluit
Mayor (1 to be elected)
Councillors (8 to be elected)
Lewis Falkiner MacKay