Election 2021

Independent candidate Coach Jan Prieditis, from left, Liberal incumbent Jeanie McLean, NDP candidate Michelle Friesen, and Yukon Party candidate Ray Sydney. (Submitted photos)

Getting to know the candidates in Mountainview

The riding of Mountainview is home to four Whitehorse neighborhoods including McIntyre,…

Independent candidate Coach Jan Prieditis, from left, Liberal incumbent Jeanie McLean, NDP candidate Michelle Friesen, and Yukon Party candidate Ray Sydney. (Submitted photos)
NDP candidate George Bahm, from left, Liberal candidate Katherine Alexander, and Yukon Party incumbent Stacey Hassard. (Submitted photos)

Getting to know the candidates in Pelly-Nisutlin

Two hometown Teslin candidates are facing off for the eastern rural riding

NDP candidate George Bahm, from left, Liberal candidate Katherine Alexander, and Yukon Party incumbent Stacey Hassard. (Submitted photos)
Campaign materials from the three parties. The election period for the 2021 territorial election is now halfway done. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News)

Debates planned for week prior to election

There are several all-candidates debates and riding-specific forums

Campaign materials from the three parties. The election period for the 2021 territorial election is now halfway done. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News)
Porter Creek South candidates for the territorial election in alphabetical order from left, Chad Sjodin for the Yukon Party, Colette Acheson for the NDP and Ranj Pillai for the Liberals. (Submitted photos)

Getting to know the candidates in Porter Creek South

The Porter Creek South riding encompasses the Porter Creek neighbourhood south of…

Porter Creek South candidates for the territorial election in alphabetical order from left, Chad Sjodin for the Yukon Party, Colette Acheson for the NDP and Ranj Pillai for the Liberals. (Submitted photos)
NDP candidate Annie Blake, left, and Liberal incumbent Pauline Frost. (Submitted photos)

Getting to know the candidates in Vuntut Gwitchin

NDP candidate Annie Blake goes against incumbent Liberal Pauline Frost

NDP candidate Annie Blake, left, and Liberal incumbent Pauline Frost. (Submitted photos)
Porter Creek Centre candidates for the territorial election from the left, Paolo Gallina for the Liberals, Shonagh McCrindle for the NDP and Yvonne Clarke for the Yukon Party. (Submitted photos)

Getting to know the candidates in Porter Creek Centre

Porter Creek Centre encompasses Whistle Bend and the eastern section of the…

Porter Creek Centre candidates for the territorial election from the left, Paolo Gallina for the Liberals, Shonagh McCrindle for the NDP and Yvonne Clarke for the Yukon Party. (Submitted photos)
Porter Creek North riding candidates for the territorial election in alphabetical order from left, Francis van Kessel (Wat.si) for the NDP, Geraldine Van Bibber for the Yukon Party and Staci McIntosh for the Liberals. (Submitted photos)

Getting to know the candidates in Porter Creek North

New and familiar names are facing off in a Yukon Party stronghold

Porter Creek North riding candidates for the territorial election in alphabetical order from left, Francis van Kessel (Wat.si) for the NDP, Geraldine Van Bibber for the Yukon Party and Staci McIntosh for the Liberals. (Submitted photos)
Kalin Pallett moderated the Vote Wild debate on environmental issues from his home on March 27. (Mark Kelly/CPAWS)

VoteWild debate queries green plans

The environmental issues debate didn’t get too wild

Kalin Pallett moderated the Vote Wild debate on environmental issues from his home on March 27. (Mark Kelly/CPAWS)
Klondike riding territorial election candidates in alphabetical order from left, Charlie Dagostin for the Yukon Party, Chris Clark for the NDP, and Sandy Silver for the Liberals. (Submitted photos)

Getting to know the candidates in the Klondike

Located in the central-western part of the territory, the Klondike riding includes…

Klondike riding territorial election candidates in alphabetical order from left, Charlie Dagostin for the Yukon Party, Chris Clark for the NDP, and Sandy Silver for the Liberals. (Submitted photos)
A man walks passed the polling place sign at city hall in Whitehorse during the city’s last civic election in October 2018. If the city’s mayor is elected to the territorial legislature next month, a seat on council would remain vacant until after the next city election in October 2021. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

No by-election slated for city if the mayor is elected to legislature

Deputy mayors would continue to serve in role until municipal election

A man walks passed the polling place sign at city hall in Whitehorse during the city’s last civic election in October 2018. If the city’s mayor is elected to the territorial legislature next month, a seat on council would remain vacant until after the next city election in October 2021. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)
From right to left: Yukon Party candidate Angela Drainville, Liberal incumbent Richard Mostyn and NDP candidate Ron Davis. (Submitted)

Getting to know the candidates in Whitehorse West

The Whitehorse West riding encompasses the Whitehorse neighbourhoods of Ingram, Arkell, Logan…

From right to left: Yukon Party candidate Angela Drainville, Liberal incumbent Richard Mostyn and NDP candidate Ron Davis. (Submitted)
From left: Liberal candidate Dan Curtis, Yukon Party candidate Eileen Melnychuk and NDP candidate Emily Tredger. (Submitted)

Getting to know the candidates in Whitehorse Centre

The retirement of incumbent NDP MLA Liz Hanson clears the field for three new candidates

From left: Liberal candidate Dan Curtis, Yukon Party candidate Eileen Melnychuk and NDP candidate Emily Tredger. (Submitted)
From left: NDP incumbent Kate White, Yukon Party candidate Morgan Yuill and Liberal candidate Raj Murugaiyan. (Submitted)

Getting to know the candidates in Takhini-Kopper King

NDP leader Kate White’s home riding has been held for eight years

From left: NDP incumbent Kate White, Yukon Party candidate Morgan Yuill and Liberal candidate Raj Murugaiyan. (Submitted)
Campaign materials from the three parties. The election period for the 2021 territorial election is now halfway done. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News)

Housing, families and “THE Yukon”: Election promises from this week

Candidates are now locked in as we enter the halfway point of the campaign

Campaign materials from the three parties. The election period for the 2021 territorial election is now halfway done. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News)
Amy Labonte, NDP candidate for Watson Lake, has stepped out of the election race. (Submitted)

Watson Lake NDP candidate steps down after controversial tweets

Amy Labonte tweeted her hope for the assassination of Donald Trump in 2019.

Amy Labonte, NDP candidate for Watson Lake, has stepped out of the election race. (Submitted)
From left to right: Yukon Party leader Currie Dixon, Liberal incumbent Ted Adel and NDP candidate Saba Javed. (Submitted)

Getting to know the candidates in Copperbelt North

A university student and the Yukon Party leader are challenging the Liberal incumbent

From left to right: Yukon Party leader Currie Dixon, Liberal incumbent Ted Adel and NDP candidate Saba Javed. (Submitted)
From left to right: NDP candidate Kaori Torigai, Yukon Party incumbent Scott Kent, Liberal candidate Sheila Robertson. (Submitted)

Getting to know the candidates in Copperbelt South

A Yukon Party incumbent is returning to the race with two opposing candidates

From left to right: NDP candidate Kaori Torigai, Yukon Party incumbent Scott Kent, Liberal candidate Sheila Robertson. (Submitted)
Yukon Green Party logo. The Greens aren’t running candidates in 2021 territorial election.

Greens won’t run candidates in 2021 election

Fifty-seven candidates are running in this election

Yukon Green Party logo. The Greens aren’t running candidates in 2021 territorial election.
From left: Liberal Party candidate Luke Campbell, Yukon Party incumbent Wade Istchenko and Yukon NDP candidate Dave Weir. (Submitted)

Getting to know the candidates in Kluane

Pandemic dominates election discussions in southwest Yukon

From left: Liberal Party candidate Luke Campbell, Yukon Party incumbent Wade Istchenko and Yukon NDP candidate Dave Weir. (Submitted)
The Yukon is divided into 19 different ridings. (Screenshot/Google Maps)

Which Yukon riding do you live in?

Take a closer look at riding boundaries on our interactive map

The Yukon is divided into 19 different ridings. (Screenshot/Google Maps)