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Former President Peter Christian among winners in Congressional special election

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PALIKIR, 04 JULY 2019 (FSMIS)—Citizens of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) in the states of Pohnpei and Kosrae voted Tuesday in a special election to fill the two vacant four-year (at-large) seats in the Congress of the FSM resulting from the elections of David W. Panuelo and Yosiwo P. George, President and Vice President of the FSM respectively.

What follows are certified results from the FSM National Election Office.

Aren B. Palik is the official declared winner for Kosrae State’s at-large seat, having received 1,916 votes or 54.0% of all votes cast.

Former President of the FSM, Peter M. Christian, is the official declared winner for Pohnpei State’s at-large seat, having received 6,060 votes or 46.46% of all votes cast. (PACNEWS)