Gregorio Sablan

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Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan
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U.S. House, Northern Mariana Islands, At-Large
Incumbent
In office
2009-Present
Term ends
January 3, 2017
Years in position 6
PartyIndependent
PredecessorN/A
Compensation
Base salary$174,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First electedNovember 4, 2008
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Personal
Date of birthJanuary 19, 1955
Place of birthSaipan, Northern Mariana Islands
Websites
Office website
Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan (b. January 19, 1955) is an independent, non-voting member of the U.S. House of Representatives, serving as a delegate from the Northern Mariana Islands. Sablan was first elected in 2008.[1] Sablan won re-election in 2014.[2][3]

Although Sablan was elected as an independent candidate, he caucuses with the Democratic party.[4][5]

Biography

Sablan was born in Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands.[6] His election in 2008 made him the first elected delegate to the U.S. House from the Northern Mariana Islands.[7]

Career

Below is an abbreviated outline of Sablan's political career:

  • 2009-Present: U.S. House of Representatives, Delegate from the Northern Mariana Islands
  • 1982-1986: member of the Northern Mariana Islands House of Representatives and aide to U.S. Senator Daniel Inouye of Hawaii

Committee assignments

U.S. House

2013-2014

Sablan served on the following committees:[8]

Elections

2014

See also: United States House of Representatives election in the Northern Mariana Islands, 2014

Sablan won re-election in the 2014 election for the U.S. House, representing the Northern Mariana Islands as an independent. He defeated Democratic challenger Andrew Salas (D).

U.S. House, Northern Mariana Islands General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Independent Green check mark transparent.pngGregorio Sablan Incumbent 65.3% 8,549
     Democratic Andrew Salas 34.7% 4,547
Total Votes 13,096
Source: Commonwealth Election Commission, "2014 Certified Election Results"

2012

Sablan won re-election in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing the Northern Mariana Islands as an independent.[9]

U.S. House, Northern Mariana Islands General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Independent Green check mark transparent.pngGregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan Incumbent 79.7% 9,829
     Republican Ignacia Tudela Demapan 20.3% 2,503
Total Votes 12,332
Source: Commonwealth Election Commission, "Official CNMI 2012 Election Results"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Sablan won re-election to the U.S. House as an independent.[10]

U.S. House, Northern Mariana Islands General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Jesse Camacho Borja 15.1% 1,707
     Republican Juan Nekai Babauta 17.5% 1,978
     Independent Green check mark transparent.pngGregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan Incumbent 43.2% 4,896
     Covenant Joseph James Norita Camacho 24.2% 2,744
Total Votes 11,325
Source: Blogspot, "CNMI 2010 ELection Results"

Personal

Sablan and his wife, Andrea Sablan, have six children.[1]

See also

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References

Political offices
Preceded by
Position did not exist
U.S. House - Northern Mariana Islands - Delegate
2009-Present
Succeeded by
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