Demapan, Villagomez tie for speaker nomination


Reps. Angel Demapan (R-Saipan) and Edmund Villagomez (Ind-Saipan) both received 10 votes each for their nomination as House speaker. This means that there is no speaker at this moment.

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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