The City of Yellowknife would like to advise that residents have started to receive mail-in ballots for the 2022 Municipal Election. Ballots can be dropped off upon receipt and completion.

Eligible voters have several options to return their ballots.  All ballots must be received by 7 p.m. on October 17, 2022, to be counted.


Voters can mail-in their ballots by filling out the ballot kit and returning it via post. If voters are concerned it is too late to mail their ballot, they may use one of the following options.


There are two secure drop-box locations eligible voters can use to drop off their completed ballot. There is currently a secure drop-box at City Hall that residents may use to drop off their ballot at any time. An additional secure drop-off ballot box will be added at the Multiplex from Tuesday, October 11, until Sunday, October 16 during regular operating hours.

Election Day – Voter Assistance Locations

There will be two Voter Assistance Locations on October 17 that eligible voters can attend to drop off their completed mail-in ballot or vote in person. These stations will be at the Tree of Peace Friendship Centre and the Multiplex, and will be open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. The City is offering free transit and YATS on October 17 to ensure residents may cast their vote.


Eligible voters who are not able to vote by mail-in ballot or in person on Election Day have until October 12 at 3 p.m. to submit an application for a proxy voter. This process can be done via email by requesting a proxy form from The proxy voter must meet all voter requirements. Residents and their proxy voter must show photo identification, such as a Driver’s License. Questions regarding proxy voting can be sent to

If a voter requires clarification on how to vote, they may call the City at 867-920‑5667, or visit the City’s website at