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August 28, 2008

Wikipedia: Floyd Roland

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The Honourable Floyd K. Roland
Floyd Roland

11th Premier of the Northwest Territories
Incumbent
Assumed office
October 17, 2007
Preceded by Joe Handley

Born November 23, 1961 (1961-11-23) (age 46)
Political party Independent
Spouse Shawna Roland

Floyd K. Roland (born November 23, 1961) is a politician from Northwest Territories, Canada. He became the 11th Premier of the territory on October 17, 2007.

Roland was first elected to the Legislative Assembly in the 1995 Northwest Territories general election, defeating incumbent candidate Fred Koe. He was re-elected in the 1999 Northwest Territories general election, winning in a landslide with 83% of the vote.

Roland was returned by acclamation in the 2003 Northwest Territories general election and acclaimed for a second time in the 2007 Northwest Territories general election, following which the members of the Legislature elected him Premier of the Northwest Territories on October 17, 2007.

He was previously a town councillor and deputy mayor of Inuvik.

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