(YELLOWKNIFE) March 28, 2011 – Sandy Lee, MLA for Range Lake, tendered her resignation to the Clerk of the Legislative Assembly on Saturday, March 26, 2011.
In accordance with the Legislative Assembly and Executive Council Act, Ms. Lee sent a letter to the Office of the Clerk stating her resignation of her seat as the Member for Range Lake effective immediately.
Because the vacancy occurs within six months of the expiry of the 16th Assembly (September 4, 2011), there is no requirement for a by-election to fill the seat prior to the general territorial election, which is scheduled for October 2011.
For more information, contact:
Colette Langlois, Acting Clerk
Legislative Assembly of the NWT