Stacie Arden Smith

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Election 2023: Residents vote for change as seven incumbents ousted

November 15, 2023

CKLB 101.9 - Only four incumbents defeated their challengers as more than 10,000 cast their votes. New faces to the Legislative Assembly include former Yellowknife city councillors Julian Morse and Shauna Morgan, and deputy Mayor of Fort Smith Jay MacDonald. Also returning are several past MLAs who were defeated in the last election, including Yellowknife Centre’s Robert Hawkins, Range Lake’s Kieron Testart, and Sahtu’s Daniel McNeely. According to the unofficial results, just over 10,900 voters turned out for the election, or about one quarter of the population. Here are the unofficial results of the election, according to Elections NWT (bold indicates elected, * indicates incumbent).

Unofficial Election Results Provided by Elections NWT

November 15, 2023

My Yellow Knife Now - ...229 Frame Lake: Deanna Cornfield 26 Julian Morse 209 John Stanley 49 Spencer Tracy 182 Stuart Wray 169 - Advertisement - Great Slave: Stacie Arden Smith 237 James Lawrance 59 Katrina Nokleby 197 Kate Reid 263 Hay River: Vince McKay 282 Wally Schumann 238 Pierre Simpson 210 Inuvik Boot Lake: ...

Key takeaways from the 2023 N.W.T. election

November 15, 2023

CBC North - ...But she posted on Facebook thanking her volunteers. Reid, who grew up in and still lives in Great Slave, took 35 per cent of the votes, with Stacie Arden Smith coming in a close second. Reid said the high cost of living is the biggest issue facing the territory right now. "I grew up in Yellowknife during...

Testart and Hawkins back as MLAs, Morse and Reid win tight races

November 15, 2023

Cabin Radio - ... Great Slave Lake In another tight race, Kate Reid won the Great Slave seat by a narrow margin. Reid finished with 263 votes, followed by Stacie Arden Smith with 237 votes. Incumbent Katrina Nokleby had 197 and James Lawrance 59. More: Kate Reid’s candidate interview “Thanks, folks of my district,...

What happened in the NWT election? Get a quick summary

November 15, 2023

Cabin Radio - ...Bonnetrouge lost to Sheryl Yakeleya in Dehcho. Katrina Nokleby was ousted by Kate Reid in Great Slave. Reid’s narrow victory, by 26 votes over Stacie Arden Smith with Nokleby third, wasn’t the only close race in Yellowknife. Julian Morse only just defeated Spencer Tracy in Frame Lake, 209 votes to 182, with...

Results start becoming clearer as last numbers roll in

November 14, 2023

NNSL Media - ...races are still too close to call, including Frame Lake, which has been a three-horse race between Julian Morse, Stuart Wray and Spencer Tracy; Stacie Arden Smith and Kate Reid and neck-and-neck with incumbent Katrina Nokleby sitting third; and Vince McKay is still out in front in Hay River South over...

Yellowknife candidates throw support behind Indigenous gov’ts at Dene Nahjo election forum

November 13, 2023

CBC North - ...both in power and in size and that can be uncomfortable for a lot of people and they don't want to have that conversation." Great Slave candidate Stacie Arden Smith said that the best way to ensure that the N.W.T. government works for Indigenous residents is to hire more Indigenous people. Kate Reid, also...

Yellowknife candidates talk housing, cost-of-living at non-profit election forum

November 3, 2023

CBC North - ...about what could be done to improve housing for women, and the NWT Seniors' Society asked about seniors housing. Wawzonek and Great Slave candidate Stacie Arden Smith both said they believe more supportive housing for women is needed. Arden Smith added she would like governments to take a more active role in...

Environment, economy take centre stage at youth-led Yellowknife election forum

November 2, 2023

CBC North - ...Great Slave candidate Katrina Nokleby said she wanted to see more renewable energy projects at the community level, such as Inuvik's wind turbines. Stacie Arden Smith, another Great Slave candidate, emphasized the need to include elders and youth in environmental projects. Bruce Valpy, also vying for Yellowknife...

Settler history and Indigenous relationships: A look at FOXY’s N.W.T. all-candidates debate

October 31, 2023

CBC North - ...of colonial systems and evolution of the territories in Canada," said Katrina Nokleby. She's running for re-election in Great Slave against Reid, Stacie Arden Smith and James Lawrance. "My voting record in the house shows that I have supported small communities probably more so sometimes than Great Slave and...

7 races to watch in the N.W.T. election

October 30, 2023

CBC North - ...Nokleby has also been credited by many residents across the territory for listening to their issues and bringing those up during question period. Stacie Arden Smith, a Yellowknife city councillor and deputy mayor, is also running for MLA of Great Slave. Smith received the third highest number of votes in the...

NWT Election 2023: Read our Great Slave interviews

October 27, 2023

Cabin Radio - ...of Great Slave can choose between James Lawrance, Kate Reid, Katrina Nokleby or Stacie Arden Smith in the 2023 territorial election. We’ve interviewed all four candidates, giving each person 15 minutes to discuss their platform, the priorities they’d like to focus on if elected, and the qualities that...

NWT Election 2023: Kate Reid’s Great Slave interview

October 27, 2023

Cabin Radio - ...Kate Reid’s campaign website Incumbent Katrina Nokleby is seeking re-election to a second term in Great Slave. Yellowknife city councillor Stacie Arden Smith and James Lawrance are also running in the district. NWT Election 2023: Back to Cabin Radio’s election homepage This interview was recorded on...

NWT Election 2023: Stacie Arden Smith’s Great Slave interview

October 27, 2023

Cabin Radio - Stacie Arden Smith would become one of the few First Nations MLAs ever to represent a Yellowknife district if she successfully makes the leap from municipal to territorial politics. Arden Smith says her background in business informs her top priority of economic regrowth and sustainability, while she’d also focus...

NWT Election 2023: James Lawrance’s Great Slave interview

October 27, 2023

Cabin Radio - ...– or “challenge function” – that results in higher-quality legislation. Lawrance had no campaign website at the time of publication. Stacie Arden Smith, Kate Reid and Katrina Nokleby are also running in the district. NWT Election 2023: Back to Cabin Radio’s election homepage This interview was...