The Green Papers: Northern Marianas 2014 General Election
 
This page is for offices up for election in 2014. Find 2015 elections here.
 
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Elections for Statewide offices and Congress
✓ General Election: Tuesday 4 November 2014
✓ Gubernatorial Runoff: Friday 21 November 2014
Wednesday 6 August 2014 - Filing Deadline - Independent/Third/Minor.
Tuesday 4 November 2014 - General Election. Polling hours 7:00a ChST (2100 UTC) to 7:00p ChST (0900 UTC).
Friday 21 November 2014 - Gubernatorial Runoff. Polling hours 7:00a ChST (2100 UTC) to 7:00p ChST (0900 UTC).
 
Capital:island of Saipan
 

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Northern Marianas State and Local Government

Northern Marianas 2016 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions:
Democrats   Republicans


If no candidate receives 50% or more of the votes cast for Governor and Lieutenant Governor, a runoff election is held between the top 2 vote getters. The runoff is held 14 days after the results of the general election are certified. The certification is to occur not later than 10 days after the general election.


4 and 21 November 2014 certified returns as of 5 December 2014 from the Commonwealth Election Commission.

 
           

Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018

Seat up for regular election Covenant Governor Eloy Songao Inos
• Re-elected Tuesday 4 November 2014
Appointed Lieutenant Governor upon the resignation of Timothy Villagomez in 2009; subsequently elected Lieutenant Governor (November 2009) on the Covenant Party ticket with incumbent Governor Benigno Fitial and succeeded to the office of Governor upon the latter's resignation on 20 February 2013
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 4 November 2014
 Candidate list
  Elected Republican 6,877 57.26% Governor Eloy Songao Inos
for Lieutenant Governor: Ralph Anthony Torres.
Received 45.96% on 4 November 2014. Proceeds to the 21 November 2014 runoff.
  Candidate Independent 5,133 42.74% Heinz Sablan Hofschneider
for Lieutenant Governor: Ray Naraja Yumul
Received 32.62% on 4 November 2014. Proceeds to the 21 November 2014 runoff.
    Democratic     Edward M. Deleon Guerrero - lost primary
for Lieutenant Governor: Daniel Ogo Quitugua.
Received 3.92% on 4 November 2014. Does not proceed to the 21 November 2014 runoff.
    Independent     Juan Nekai Babauta - lost primary
for Lieutenant Governor: Juan Sablan Torres.
Received 17.50% on 4 November 2014. Does not proceed to the 21 November 2014 runoff.
Total 12,010 100.00%  
 

Since no candidate received 50% or more of the votes cast for Governor and Lieutenant Governor on 4 November 2014, a Friday 21 November 2014 runoff election is held between the top 2 vote getters.


Delegate to the House of Representatives  2 year term, Election Cycle: 2012, 2014. President George W. Bush signed S. 2739 on 8 May 2008 creating this office.

Seat up for regular election Independent; (Democratic) Territorial Delegate Gregorio Kilili Camacho "Kilili" Sablan
• Re-elected Tuesday 4 November 2014
First elected: 2008; re-elected: 2010, 2012
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 4 November 2014
 Candidate list
  Elected Independent 8,549 65.28% Territorial Delegate Gregorio Kilili Camacho "Kilili" Sablan
FEC H8MP00041; 24 Nov 14; Tot $104,833; Dsb $68,642
  Candidate Democratic 4,547 34.72% Andrew Sablan Salas
FEC H4MP00016
Total 13,096 100.00%  
 

Political Parties    Parties appear in parenthesis and italics when a candidate receives the endorsement of a given Party and/or official sources indicate a candidate's association with a particular Party but only where the Party in question does not appear on the actual ballot as such.

Major Parties
  Democratic (affiliates): 1 incumbent, 1 candidate
  Republican: 1 candidate
Other Third Parties
  Covenant: 1 incumbent
Independents
  Independent: 1 incumbent, 2 candidates
 
Candidates running under the banner of more than one party are counted towards each party's total. A candidate who has lost a primary or is apparently no longer a candidate is not counted.

Notes

Candidates for office appear on this page in italics where 'The Green Papers' does not yet have independent confirmation from a legal election authority that the person has been officially certified to appear on the ballot.

"Apparently not a candidate" indicates that someone we once listed as a candidate for an elective office will not, in fact, be running for that office (primarily because said candidate is not listed on an official ballot provided by a jurisdiction's election authorities, where that candidate has not previously withdrawn his/her candidacy or otherwise indicated no longer [or even ever] being a candidate for that office).

Primary dates marked "presumably" and polling times marked "reportedly" are based on unofficial or estimated data (especially as regards local variations from a jurisdictionwide statutory and/or regulatory standard) and are, thereby, subject to change.

"FEC" indicates the Federal Election Commission (FEC) Campaign Finance Summary.

When available, we post each candidate's FEC identification number, the date of their most recently filed Report of Receipts and Disbursements, their "Tot" [Total Receipts (contributions received or what came in: FEC Form 3, Line 16, Column B)] and their "Dsb" [Total Disbursements (expenditures or what was spent: FEC Form 3, Line 23, Column B)]. A link is provided to the Federal Election Commission's Summary Report for those who might wish to explore the details.

If a candidate raises or spends $5,000 or less, he or she is not subject to FEC reporting requirements.


Links Links to other web sites

Legislature   Links to State Legislatures
  Northern Marianas Commonwealth Legislature
Democratic
  Democratic Party of the Northern Marianas
Republican
  CNMI Republican Party
Media & others
  Marianas Business Journal
  Marianas Variety
  Northern Mariana Islands News - World News Report
  Saipan Tribune

 


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  Close Contests Summary - Decision by 2% or less  
  Contests Where No Candidate Received a Majority  
 
  Some key races to watch coming out of the USA Elections of Tuesday 4 November 2014  
 
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