United States congressional delegations from the Northern Mariana Islands consist of single Delegate elected at-large. The first non-voting delegate to the United States House of Representatives, Gregorio Sablan, was elected in 2008 and took office in 2009.
Resident Representative [ edit ]
From 1978 to 2009, in accordance with the
Northern Mariana Islands Commonwealth Constitution, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands elected a Resident Representative who had no actual privileges in the House or Senate. They served two year terms until 1990, when the terms were increased to four years.
Non-voting Delegate [ edit ]
In 2008, with the passage of the Consolidated Natural Resources Act of 2008 by the United States Government the Resident Representative was replaced by a non-voting Delegate. Below are tables of
non-voting delegates to the United States House of Representatives from the Northern Mariana Islands.
Key to party
colors and abbreviations for members of the U.S. Congress
See also [ edit ]
List of Delegates to the United States House of Representatives from the Northern Mariana Islands
References [ edit ]
^ staff (n.d.). "SABLAN, Gregorio Kilili Camacho, (1955 - )". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress . Retrieved . March 1, 2010 elected as an Independent to the One Hundred Eleventh Congress (January 3, 2009-present); changed from an Independent to a Democrat on February 23, 2009.