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United States House of Representatives election in the Northern Mariana Islands, 2014

United States House of Representatives of the Northern Mariana Islands

November 4, 2014

 
Nominee Gregorio Sablan Andrew Salas
Party Independent Democratic
Popular vote 8,549 4,547

Delegate before election

Gregorio Sablan
Independent

Elected Delegate

Gregorio Sablan
Independent

This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
the Northern Mariana Islands

The 2014 Congressional election in the Northern Mariana Islands will be held on November 4, 2014, to elect the territory's sole Delegate to the United States House of Representatives. Representatives and non-voting Delegates are elected for two-year terms. Incumbent Delegate Gregorio Sablan, who has held the seat since its creation in 2009, is seeking re-election.

The election will coincide with the nationwide United States House of Representatives elections.

Candidates

Incumbent Delegate Gregorio Sablan filed for re-election on . Sablan caucuses with the Democratic Party, but is running as an Independent. He was first elected in 2008, upon the creation of the Northern Mariana Islands' delegate seat for the U.S. House of Representatives.

Sablan is being challenged by Democrat Andrew Sablan Salas.[1]

Endorsements

Delegate Gregorio Sablan was endorsed by House Minority Whip Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Maryland) in October 2014.[2]

Results

The election will be held on Tuesday, November 4, 2014.

Election results, CNMI Delegate to the United States House of Representatives, November 4, 2014
Party Candidate Votes %
Independent Gregorio Sablan 8,549 %
Democratic Andrew Sablan Salas 4,547 %
Totals 13,096 %
Democratic hold

See also

References

  1. ^ Todiño, Junhan B. (2014-09-08). "NMI Democrats want to ‘Save Pagan’".  
  2. ^ "Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer endorses Kilili".  
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