Yellowknife North candidate Cory Vanthuyne declared victory at 10 p.m. from the Woodyard Bew Pub in Yellowknife's Old Town while gathered with 12 supporters. They include Nancy MacNeill and city councillor Adrian Bell. Vanthuyne thanked his supporters while celebrating a long-held goal for over the past decade.
About 20 disappointed supporters gathered with challenger Dan Wong at his office, among them his father Andy Wong and girlfriend Blair who were consoling him. Wong left his headquarters at 9:30 p.m.
Other Yk North candidates Ben Nind, Edwin Castillo and Sean Erasmus were all holding small get togethers as the results came in.