Districts 1 and 3 have most number of voters

18,975 record-breaking registered voters

Election Districts 1 and 3 remain with the most number of registered voters in the CNMI for this Nov. 6 general election, according to the Commonwealth Election Commission.

The CEC voter registration statistics showed that, as of Oct. 5, there are 18,975 total number of voters in the CNMI, the highest ever recorded. The previous record-breaking number of registered voters in the CNMI was 17,930, which was posted in the 2016 general election.

Election District 1, which covers San Antonio, San Vicente, and Koblerville, has the highest number with 5,072. This is followed by Election District 3 or the San Jose/Oleai and Garapan areas with 3,803.

Election District 5, the Kagman area, is third with 2,839. Election District 7 or Rota, has 2,001.

Election District 4, which covers Tanapag, San Roque, Capital Hill, and Northern Islands, has 1,939. Election District 6 or Tinian has 1,758.

The least number of voters is Election District 2 or the Chalan Kanoa/Susupe areas, which has 1,563 voters.

Of all the villages on Saipan, Kagman has the highest number of voters at 2,839. San Vicente is second with Garapan with 2,824, and San Vicente with 2,815. Capital Hill has the least number of voters on Saipan with 420.

Ferdie De La Torre | Reporter
Ferdie Ponce de la Torre is a veteran journalist who has covered all news beats in the CNMI. Born in Lilo-an, Cebu City in the Philippines, De la Torre graduated from the University of Santo Tomas with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. He is a recipient of many commendations and awards, including the CNMI Judiciary’s prestigious Justice Award for his over 10 years of reporting on the judiciary’s proceedings and decisions. Contact him at ferdie_delatorre@saipantribune.com

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