Inos opens close to 1K lead in gubernatorial race

Kilili up by 1.3K votes in delegate race
Posted on Nov 05 2014

Gov. Eloy S. Inos and his running mate Senate President Ralph Torres (R-Saipan) have opened up a close to 1,000-vote lead after the completion of Precincts 1 and 2 and early vote counting.

According to the Commonwealth Election Commission’s tabulation as of 3am, the CNMI Republican Party tandem has 2,931 votes followed by independents Heinz Hofschneider/Ray Yumul (1,944) and Juan Babauta/Juan Torres (1,108) and CNMI Democratic Party’s Edward Deleon Guerrero/Danilo Quitugua (259).

In the U.S. delegate race, incumbent Gregorio Kilili C. Sablan (Ind-MP) continues to widen the gap against former CNMI House representative Andrew Salas.

According to the Commonwealth Election Commission’s 3am tally of Precinct 1 and 2 votes as well as early voting, Sablan has garnered 3,621 votes as against Salas’ 2,235 votes.

Mark Rabago | Associate Editor
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