Arviat South (Inuktitut: ᐊᕐᕕᐊᑦ ᓂᒋᐊ,[1] French: Arviat Sud,[1] Inuinnaqtun: Arviat Hivuraa)[1] is an electoral district (riding) for the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut, Canada.[2]

Arviat South
Nunavut electoral district
Boundaries of Arviat South
Coordinates:61°05′16″N 96°06′50″W / 61.08778°N 96.11389°W / 61.08778; -96.11389
Territorial electoral district
LegislatureLegislative Assembly of Nunavut
Joe Savikataaq
District created2013
First contested2013
Last contested2021

The riding consists of part of the community of Arviat. The district was created prior to the 28 October 2013 general election. The community was previously in Arviat.[3]

Arviat South MLA Joe Savikataaq, who was Deputy Premier of Nunavut following the October 30, 2017 election, became Premier after Paul Quassa was removed from his position after a vote of no-confidence.[4][5]

Election results


2021 election

2021 Nunavut general election[6]
Name Vote %
  Joe Savikataaq Acclaimed

2017 election

2017 Nunavut general election
Name Vote %
  Joe Savikataaq 280
  Jason Gibbons 234

2013 election

2013 Nunavut general election
[7] Name Vote %
  Joe Savikataaq 181 40.0%
  Airo Pameolik 147 32.5%
  Peter Alareak 125 27.6%
Total valid ballots 453 100%
Voter turnout 76.6%% Rejected ballots 1


  1. ^ a b c "Nunavut Elections Act Office Consolidation, English version". Elections Nunavut. p. 135. Archived from the original (PDF) on May 5, 2017. Retrieved April 23, 2017.
  2. ^ Nunavut Constituencies Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ of the 2011 Nunavut Electoral Boundaries Commission[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ After Paul Quassa ejected, Nunavut chooses deputy as new premier
  5. ^ Joe Savikataaq is the new premier of Nunavut, after non-confidence vote ousts former leader
  6. ^ "2021 General Election Results" (PDF). Elections Nunavut. Retrieved 2023-12-19.
  7. ^ Results for the constituency of Arviat South Archived 2013-11-14 at the Wayback Machine at Elections Nunavut