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Get answers to all your voting and election related questions.

Federal Elections

Federal elections are held every four (4) years. The next federal election is scheduled for 2023.

Territorial Elections

Territorial elections are held every four (4) years. The next territorial election is scheduled for 2023.

Visit Elections NWT for more information.

Municipal Elections

Municipal Elections are held every four years. The next municipal election is scheduled for 2022.


 View our Referendum webpage for more information.

Electoral Boundaries

Visit our electoral boundaries webpage for more information.

Election Signs

Election Sign By-law No. 4968 regulates the use of election signs.  Use the City's interactive mapping system CityExplorer to view the Election Sign Zones.

Quick Links:

Am I on the Voters List? - Check to see if you are on the Voters List - You must enter your name as it appears on the Voters List.  If you go by a name other than your legal name, check both.  Eg. CHRIS SMITH or CHRISTOPHER SMITH.  Here you are able to update your information such as your address or school declaration, or enumerate if you are not on the Voters List.

You are eligible to vote if you:

  • Are a Canadian citizen;
  • Have attained 18 years of age; and
  • Have resided in Yellowknife for 12 consecutive months immediately preceding the day on which you vote.




Hours of Operation

Winter Hours effective following the Labour Day Weekend
until prior to the Victoria Day Weekend (September to May)
Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Summer Hours effective following the Victoria Day Weekend
until prior to the Labour Day Weekend (May to September)
Monday to Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Mailing Address & Phone Numbers

Yellowknife City Hall
4807 - 52 Street, P.O. Box 580, Yellowknife, NT X1A 2N4

Switchboard - (867) 920-5600
Mayor/City Manager - (867) 920-5634
Booking Clerk - (867) 669-3457
Municipal Enforcement (MED) - (867) 920-5630
After Hours (MED) - (867) 920-2737
After Hours (Public Works) - (867) 920-5699