Pursuant to 1 CMC §9910 (a) and (b), the Commonwealth Election Commission hereby give notice that the Commonwealth Election Commission will meet at 1:00pm on Tuesday, February 12, 2019, at the Commonwealth Election Commission's conference room in Susupe. Additional information concerning this meeting is available at the Office of the Commonwealth Election Commission Susupe, Saipan.
CEC News and Updates
The Commonwealth Election Commission will conduct the 2018 Poll Worker Training at the following date, time and location:
|Saipan & Northern Islands||Multi-Purpose Center||11/02/2018 at 3:00pm|
|Tinian & Aguiguan||Tinian-DPS/DFEMS||11/05/2018 at 3:00pm|
|Rota||Rota-NMC Room “B-2”||10/30/2018 at 6:00pm|
All poll supervisors, poll workers and alternates are mandated to attend the said training and be certified by the Executive Director prior to being assigned for duties. Be advised that failure to attend the training session will cause for replacement.
- Ethics Act
1 CMC § 6109 (d), “the executive director shall employ poll workers and poll supervisors necessary to conduct elections and administer the commission’s other duties and responsibilities. Such employees shall be hired from lists of individuals recommended by the recognized political parties in such a manner as to ensure a fair representation of all recognized political parties in the total cohort. All such employees shall receive training and certification in procedures, ethics, tasks, and responsibilities prior to being assigned any duties.”
For more information please call the Commonwealth Election Commission at (670) 235- VOTE (8683) or email at email@example.com
This is to inform all CNMI Voters that pursuant to 1 CMC §6222 and §6224, the 2018 General Election Early Voting period for the 1st Senatorial District of Rota, the 2nd Senatorial District of Tinian & Aguiguan and the 3rd Senatorial District of Saipan & Northern Islands will commence on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 and end on Monday November 5, 2018. The polling places for all 3 senatorial districts will open at 8:30 a.m. and close at 4:00p.m. each day, inclusive of weekends and holidays. The polling places for the Early Voting period are as follows:
|Northern Islands ONLY||September 28, 2018 through November 5, 2018 at Pedro P. Tenorio Multi-Purpose Center, Susupe, Saipan|
|1st Senatorial District- ROTA||Rota-NMC Room B-2, Songsong Village (for residents for Rota, Saipan, Tinian & Northern Islands temporarily on Rota)|
|2nd Senatorial District- TINIAN||Tinian-NMC Room “D”, San Jose Tinian (for residents for Rota, Saipan, Tinian & Northern Islands temporarily on Tinian)|
|3rd Senatorial District- SAIPAN||Pedro P. Tenorio Multi-Purpose Center, Susupe (for residents for Rota, Saipan, Tinian & Northern Islands temporarily on Saipan)|
In addition, pursuant to 1 CMC § 6105 (c), the CEC hereby announces the designated polling places for the upcoming November 6th, 2018 General Election. The polling places for the general election will open at 7:00 a.m. and close at 7:00 p.m. on the same day. The polling places are as follows:
|Election District||Polling Place|
|Precinct 1A (San AntonioArea)||Hopwood JuniorHigh School Cafeteria(Football field entrance)|
Precinct 1B-1 (San Vicente/Dandan Area)
|Dandan Middle School Cafeteria(Dandan baseball/softball field entrance)|
|Precinct 1C (Koblerville Area)||Koblerville Elementary School Cafeteria (Front entrance)|
|Precinct 2 (Chalan Kanoa/Susupe Area)||Joeten/Kiyu Public Library (Front entrance)|
|Precinct 3A (San Jose/Oleai)||Oleai Elementary School Cafeteria (Front entrance)|
Precinct 3B-1 (Garapan Area)
3B-2 (Garapan Area)
|Garapan Elementary School Cafeteria (Northern entrance)|
|Precinct 4A (Tanapag Area)||Tanapag Middle School Cafeteria (Main entrance)|
|Precinct 4B (San Roque/As Matius Area)||Gregorio T. Camacho Elementary School Cafeteria (Main)|
|Precinct 4C (Capitol Hill Area)||Jesus P. Mafnas Legislative Building (Main entrance)|
|Precinct 4D (Northern Islands)||Alamagan, Pagan and Agrigan|
Precinct 5-1 (Kagman Area)
5-2 (Kagman Area)
|Kagman Elementary School Cafeteria (Main entrance)|
|Precinct 6 (Tinian & Aguiguan)||Tinian Elemetary School Cafeteria (Main Exit)|
|Precinct 7 (Rota)||Rota-NMC Room B-2 (Main entrance)|
As mandated by 1 CMC §6218, voters must ensure that they bring with them a pictured ID as they will be required to present it in order to be issued a ballot at the polls. For more information, please contact the Commonwealth Election Commission at 235-8683(VOTE).
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ATTENTION: ABSENTEE VOTERS
Please be informed that our office has been receiving concerns in regards to the insufficient postage stamps on the reply envelopes. We have been in contact with the United States Postal Service and have been informed that any shortage of stamps on the reply envelope will be mailed back to Commission. The Commission is the SENDER and RECEIVER on the REPLY ENVELOPES, any insufficient postage will be at the cost of the Commission.
Anyone requiring additional information may call the Commission’s office at (670) 235-VOTE (8683) or by sending electronic mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pursuant to 1 CMC § 6222 Early Voting for the Northern Islands begins September 29, 2018 preceding the election and extends through the last day before election at 4:00 p.m.
Polling Place for early voting remains open during the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on weekdays, weekends and Saturday, Sunday and holidays.
Polling Place: Commonwealth Election Commission Office Tekken St. Susupe, Saipan 96950
Anyone requiring other information may call the Commission’s office at 235-VOTE (8683) or by sending electronic mail to email@example.com