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Aatami back as president at Makivvik – Nunatsiaq News

Feb 2, 2024

Pita Aatami re-elected to second consecutive term to lead Nunavik Inuit organization

Pita Aatami will serve another term as president of Makivvik Corp., after a decisive win in Thursday’s election.

Makivvik reported preliminary results from all 16 polling stations Thursday night, showing Aatami had been re-elected to a second consecutive three-year term.

He defeated challengers Suzy Kauki and Harry Tulugak in a three-way race for the top job at the organization that serves Inuit in Nunavik.

Aatami received 1,862 votes compared to Tulugak’s 393 and Kauki’s 347. There were 10 spoiled ballots, according to results posted to Makivvik’s website after 7:30 p.m.

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