BREAKING NEWS: Demapan, Villagomez still tied after 3rd voting


For the third voting of the day today, Monday, it is still in impasse as both Rep. Angel Demapan (R-Saipan) and Rep. Edmund Villagomez each received 10 votes for speakership.

Rep. Ralph N. Yumul (R-Saipan) announced that it’s the last time he would vote for Demapan. They are currently in recess and are in closed-door talks.

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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