The 31st Yukon Legislative Assembly convened in 2002, after the victory of the Yukon Party led by Dennis Fentie in the 2002 Yukon general election. The Yukon Party formed the territorial government, Dennis Fentie became the premier, and Ted Staffen became the speaker.
Membership in the 31st AssemblyEdit
The following members were elected to the 31st Yukon Legislative Assembly in the general election of November 4, 2002:
|Haakon Arntzen||Yukon Party||Copperbelt|
|Peter Jenkins||Yukon Party||Klondike|
|Brad Cathers||Yukon Party||Lake Laberge|
|John Edzerza||Yukon Party||McIntyre-Takhini|
|Steve Cardiff||NDP||Mount Lorne|
|Dean Hassard||Yukon Party||Pelly-Nisutlin|
|Archie Lang||Yukon Party||Porter Creek Centre|
|Jim Kenyon||Yukon Party||Porter Creek North|
|Pat Duncan||Liberal||Porter Creek South|
|Ted Staffen||Yukon Party||Riverdale North|
|Glenn Hart||Yukon Party||Riverdale South|
|Patrick Rouble||Yukon Party||Southern Lakes|
|Lorraine Peter||NDP||Vuntut Gwitchin|
|Dennis Fentie||Yukon Party||Watson Lakes|
|Todd Hardy||Yukon Party||Whitehorse Centre|
|Elaine Taylor||Yukon Party||Whitehorse West|
Standings changes after the 2002 general electionEdit
|Number of members
per party by date
|Nov 4||Apr 28||Nov 21||Nov 28|
|Membership changes in the 33rd Assembly|
|April 28, 2004||Haakon Arntzen||Copperbelt||Independent||Left the Yukon Party caucus to sit as an Independent.|
|November 21, 2005||Arthur Mitchell||Copperbelt||Liberal Party||Arthur Mitchell succeeded Haakon Arntzen in the Copperbelt By-Election.|
|November 28, 2005||Peter Jenkins||Klondike||Independent||Peter Jenkins left the Yukon Party caucus and cabinet due to outstanding loans to the territorial government.|
A by-election was held in the district of Copperbelt in 2005:
|Electoral district||Member elected||Affiliation||Election date||Reason|
|Copperbelt||Arthur Mitchell||Liberal Party||November 21, 2005||Haakon Arntzen was convicted for indecent assault and resigned on September 9, 2005|
- ^ "The Report of the Chief Electoral Officer of the Yukon on the 2002 General Election" (PDF). Elections Yukon. March 3, 2003. Retrieved February 26, 2019.
- ^ "Jenkins' stroll astonished NDP leader". Whitehorse Daily Star. November 29, 2005. Retrieved February 27, 2019.
- ^ "The Report of the Chief Electoral Officer of Yukon on a By-Election in the Electoral District of Copperbelt November 21, 2005" (PDF). Elections Yukon. December 9, 2005. Retrieved February 27, 2019.
- ^ "Election 2006: Riding profile". Elections Yukon. September 14, 2006. Retrieved February 27, 2019.