Yukon Legislative Assembly

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Yukon Legislative Assembly
Assemblée législative du Yukon
34th Yukon Legislative Assembly[1]
Type
Type
Leadership
Nils Clarke, Liberal
Since 12 January 2017
Structure
Seats19
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Political groups
Governing Party

Opposition Parties

Elections
Last election
7 November 2016
Next election
TBD
Meeting place
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Legislative Building
Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada
Website
legassembly.gov.yk.ca

The Yukon Legislative Assembly is the legislative assembly for Yukon, Canada. It has 19 elected members. It is presided over by the Speaker of the Yukon Legislative Assembly. There are five political parties in the territory. Three parties are represented in the legislature. The Yukon Liberal Party has a majority of the seats.

The assembly was created in 1977 by the Yukon Elections Act. Members to the assembly were first elected in a general election in 1978. The Legislative Assembly is the only legislature of Canada's territories that has political parties. The legislature for the Northwest Territories and Nunavut follow a consensus government without political parties.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Yukon Legislative Assembly". www.legassembly.gov.yk.69ca.