8 Nov 2012

Three-term CNMI congressman thankful for overwhelming support

4:48 am on 8 November 2012

The Northern Marianas delegate to the US Congress, Gregorio Kilili Sablan, has thanked the people of the CNMI after he won a third term yesterday.

Mr Sablan says he is very grateful and humbled by the overwhelming support he got in Tuesday's poll.

He says it is an extraordinary privilege to serve as the representative of the people of the Northern Marianas in the US government.

Mr Sablan took 80 percent of the total votes cast, finishing more than 7,000 votes ahead of his challenger, Dr Ignacia Demapan.