Northern Mariana Islands House of Representatives

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The Northern Mariana Islands House of Representatives is the lower house of the Northern Mariana Islands Commonwealth Legislature.

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In the 2007 election cycle, the CNMI House membership was increased from 18 to 20. Representatives serve two-year terms and are elected from seven election districts:

In the November 2007 general election, which elected the 16th House, Republicans won a majority (12 seats) and took control of the House in January 2008.

Composition of the House of Representatives


AffiliationParty
(Shading indicates majority/plurality)
Total
Republican Covenant Independent Vacant
End of 18th Legislature4412200
19th Legislature7013200
20th Legislature1505200
Begin 21st Legislature1307200
Latest voting share

Leadership

OfficeRepresentativeParty
Speaker of the House Blas Jonathan Attao Rep
Vice Speaker Lorenzo Deleon Guerrero Rep
Floor Leader John Paul Sablan Rep

Members, 21st Legislature

DistrictNameParty
1 - Saipan Roman Cepeda Benavente Rep
Luis John Castro Rep
Joseph Arriola Flores Ind
Joseph Lee Pan Guerrero Rep
Janet Maratita Rep
Edwin Kenneth Propst Ind
2 - Saipan Christina Marie Elise Sablan Ind
John Paul Palacios Sablan Rep
3 - Saipan Ivan Alafanso Blanco Rep
Blas Jonathan Attao Rep
Edmund Villagomez Ind
Ralph Naraja Yumul Rep
Marco Taisakan Peter Rep
Jose Ilo Itibus Rep
4 - Saipan Sheila Therese Babauta Ind
Joel Castro Camacho Rep
5 - Saipan Lorenzo Iglecias Deleon Guerrero Rep
Richard Tudela Lizama Ind
6 - Tinian Antonio San Nicolas Borja Rep
7 - Rota Donald Manalang Manglona Ind

Past composition of the House of Representatives

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