Northern Mariana Islands Senate
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the Northern Mariana Islands
The is the upper house of the Northern Mariana Islands Commonwealth Legislature. The Senate consists of nine senators representing three senatorial districts ( Saipan & the Northern Islands, Tinian & Aguijan, and Rota), each a multi-member constituency with three senators.
In the November 2007 elections, the three senators up for re-election were all re-elected to another four-year term in the 16th and 17th Senate. The Covenant Party, which lost control of the House, entered into coalition with the Democrats and a lone Independent over the Senate's leadership and voting agenda.
The CNMI Senate was controlled in 2016 by a Republican majority under Senate President Franciso Borja. 
(Shading indicates majority/plurality)
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|Latest voting share||78%||22%|
- Calindas, Marconi (2006-03-05). "'Women of power' meet Miss Teen beauties". Saipan Tribune. Archived from the original on 2012-02-24. Retrieved 2009-07-17.
- Victor Hocog departs the Senate to become Lieutenant Governor
- Runner-up Paul Manglona appointed to fill the vacant seat
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