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Candidate packets picked up or delegate race

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by Sabrina Salas Matanane

Guam - Decision 2012 is definitely picking up. As of today, more than 60 individuals have picked up candidate packets to run in this year's election, including three for the Washington delegate seat.  For that race, a packet was picked up by Joseph Taitague on behalf of the Committee to Draft Former Governor Carl Gutierrez for Congress, current delegate and Gutierrez's former lieutenant governor, Madeleine Bordallo will also be vying for another term, as well as a newcomer Karlo Dizon.

All three are under the Democrat ticket. GOP senator Frank Blas, Jr. has also announced he will be running for Congress.

The Guam Election Commission will begin accepting packets on April 24 through July 3 for the primary election.  This year's ballot includes a seat for the U.S. House of Representatives, 15 seats for the 32nd Guam Legislature, 19 village mayors and 7 vice-mayors, the Public Auditor, 2 seats for the Consolidated Commission on Utilities and 6 seats for the Guam Education Board.

You can find out more information on http://gec.guam.gov.  

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