Délı̨nę, N.W.T., elects new chief and council


The Délı̨nę Got’ı̨nę Government has elected Danny Gaudet as their newest chief (ekw’ahtı̨dé).

Gaudet received 129 votes and incumbent candidate Leeroy Andre received 100 votes in the 2022 election. The results were announced Wednesday on Facebook Live.

“I’d like to thank everybody for all their support and my goal at the end of the day is to bring everybody together, get everyone owning this government because it is theirs,” said soon-to-be-chief Gaudet. “I think there’s huge opportunities and in order to be successful and get to where we should be, we need everybody participating.”

Six councillors were also elected: returning councillors Leonard Kenny and Gina Dolphus; and newly elected Raymond Tutcho, Raymond

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