BREAKING NEWS: CEC starts processing absentee votes; early votes arrive


At 5pm today, Friday, Commonwealth Election Commission staff, accompanied by police officers, picked up from the Department of Corrections ballots containing early votes from Saipan and brought them to the Pedro P. Tenorio Multi-Purpose Center in Susupe.

Earlier at 4:30pm, CEC staff started the processing the first two batches of absentee votes at the Pedro P. Tenorio Multi-Purpose Center in Susupe.

Ferdie De La Torre | Reporter
Ferdie Ponce de la Torre is a senior reporter of Saipan Tribune. He has a bachelor’s degree in journalism and has covered all news beats in the CNMI. He is a recipient of the CNMI Supreme Court Justice Award. Contact him at
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