Jackson Lafferty

Jackson Lafferty

Phone: (867) 492-4607
Incumbent Since 2005

Jackson Lafferty

Candidate in the Monfwi All Ridings race.

Jackson can be reached at jackson_lafferty@hotmail.com, or by calling (867) 492-4607.

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R.J. Simpson elected to cabinet

October 28, 2019

NNSL Media - ...rounds of voting by MLAs. Thebacha MLA Frieda Martselos was dropped after the first round and R.J. Simpson was dropped after the second. Monfwi MLA Jackson Lafferty lost the final vote to Cochrane. She is now the only female premier in Canada, and the second in NWT history, following Nellie Cournoyea, who...

Take a closer look at Caroline Cochrane, Canada’s only female premier

October 25, 2019

NNSL Media - ...reaction from spectators in the public gallery overlooking the chambers as the four-candidate field was whittled down to Cochrane and Monfwi MLA Jackson Lafferty. The victory may have been a surprise to the second-term MLA. She hadn’t prepared a speech, instead promising the “most progressive” Assembly...

Surprise, optimism, warnings: Leaders welcome Premier Cochrane

October 25, 2019

Cabin Radio - ... Sangris, who is also a spokesperson for the Akaitcho Territory Government, told Cabin Radio his surprise did not end there. He had expected Jackson Lafferty, the MLA for Monfwi, to emerge victorious from Thursday's secret ballot among MLAs to decide the territory's new leader. Four people put their name...

N.W.T.’s new premier will face big demands for change

October 25, 2019

CBC North - ...the outset of Thursday's vote, onlookers could be forgiven for assuming Jackson Lafferty had the advantage in the race for N.W.T. premier. Lafferty was the legislature's longest-serving member, acclaimed in his district. He spent weeks campaigning, calling candidates and lining up endorsements well before...

Here’s who will be in Caroline Cochrane’s NWT cabinet

October 24, 2019

Cabin Radio - ...Jackie Jacobson (Nunakput), and Thom (Inuvik Boot Lake). In a surprise, Inuvik Twin Lakes' Lesa Semmler did not put her name forward. Monfwi MLA Jackson Lafferty, defeated in his bid to lead the territory earlier on Thursday, chose not to stand for a cabinet position and will be a regular MLA for the next...

Cochrane elected NWT Premier on third ballot

October 24, 2019

CKLB 101.9 - ...MLA Frieda Martselos lost on the first ballot, followed by Hay River North’s R.J. Simpson losing on the second ballot. It came down to Monfwi MLA Jackson Lafferty and Cochrane. Caroline Cochrane congratulated by Thebacha MLA and fellow Premier hopeful Frieda Martselos. Cochrane is the first NWT female premier...

11 candidates seek election to N.W.T. cabinet

October 24, 2019

CBC North - ...frankly," O'Reilly told CBC in September. "I think I did very well holding cabinet to account. And I think that's where my strengths really lie." Jackson Lafferty, acclaimed as MLA for Monfwi, is the only unsuccessful candidate for premier who is not seeking a seat in cabinet. He will sit as a regular member...

Caroline Cochrane becomes Canada’s only female premier

October 24, 2019

NNSL Media - ...voting that saw Thebacha MLA Freida Martselos dropped in the first round and Hay River North MLA R.J. Simpson dropped after the second. Monfwi MLA Jackson Lafferty lost the final vote, ceding the election to Cochrane. Cochrane is now the only female premier in Canada, and the second in NWT history, following...

Caroline Cochrane, new premier, pledges ‘most progressive’ NWT

October 24, 2019

Cabin Radio - ...Assembly colleagues on Thursday. Cochrane, one of two candidates with past cabinet experience, beat Hay River North’s RJ Simpson, Monfwi’s Jackson Lafferty, and Thebacha’s Frieda Martselos in a secret ballot. Cochrane becomes the second female premier in NWT history, following Nellie Cournoyea, who...

MLAs keep mum ahead of vote for N.W.T.’s next premier, cabinet

October 24, 2019

CBC North - ...their choices, Wawzonek said she won't be revealing hers. Four MLAs have said they're running for premier: from left to right, Frieda Martselos, Jackson Lafferty, Caroline Cochrane, and R.J. Simpson. (CBC) The four candidates for premier in alphabetical order are: Caroline Cochrane, MLA for Range Lake ...

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