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CNMI Governor Ralph Torres has won re-election in a landslide over Independent challenger Juan Babauta. According to CNMI Election commission results, the Republican team of Torresand Lt. Governor Arnold Palacios had 7,053 votes to Babauta and running mate Rita Sablan's 4,293.  A record 18-thousand-975 voters registered for the election, but the turn-out for the gubernatorial race was 11-thousand-346, or just 60-percent.  In the congressional delegate race, incumbent Gregorio Kilili Sablan defeated Republican challenger Angel Demapan 7,335 to 4,024.  The results must still be certified by the election commission.

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