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

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United States House of Representatives of the Northern Mariana Islands

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  Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan.jpg No image.png
Nominee Gregorio Sablan Andrew Salas
Party Independent Democratic
Popular vote 8,549[1] 4,547
Percentage 65.3% 34.7%

Delegate before election

Gregorio Sablan
Independent

Elected Delegate

Gregorio Sablan
Independent

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The 2014 Congressional election in the Northern Mariana Islands was 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, was re-elected.[1]

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

Candidates[edit]

Incumbent Delegate Gregorio Sablan filed for re-election. Sablan caucuses with the Democratic Party,[2] but ran as an Independent.[1] He was first elected in 2008, upon the creation of the Northern Mariana Islands' delegate seat for the U.S. House of Representatives.

Sablan was challenged by Democrat Andrew Sablan Salas.[3]

Endorsements[edit]

Delegate Gregorio Sablan was endorsed by House Minority Whip Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Maryland) in October 2014.[4]

Results[edit]

The election was held on Tuesday, November 4, 2014.

Election results, CNMI Delegate to the United States House of Representatives, November 4, 2014[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Independent Gregorio Sablan 8,549 65.3
Democratic Andrew Sablan Salas 4,547 34.7
Total votes 13,096 100
Independent hold

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Commonwealth Election Commission - Election 2014 Results". Archived from the original on November 30, 2014. Retrieved 3 May 2015.
  2. ^ "Caucus Memberships | Congressman Gregorio Kilili Sablan". Retrieved 4 May 2015.
  3. ^ Todiño, Junhan B. (2014-09-08). "NMI Democrats want to 'Save Pagan'". Marianas Variety. Retrieved 2014-11-02.
  4. ^ "Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer endorses Kilili". Saipan Tribune. 2014-10-29. Retrieved 2014-11-02.