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    Northern Mariana Islands Government - 1990
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    SOURCE: 1990 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Long-form name: Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands

      Type: commonwealth associated with the US and administered by the Office of Territorial and International Affairs, US Department of the Interior

      Capital: Saipan

      Administrative divisions: none

      Independence: none (commonwealth associated with the US)

      Constitution: Covenant Agreement effective 3 November 1986

      Legal system: NA

      National holiday: Commonwealth Day, 8 January (1978)

      Executive branch: governor, lieutenant governor

      Legislative branch: bicameral Legislature consists of an upper house or Senate and a lower house or House of Representatives

      Judicial branch: Supreme Court

      Leaders: Chief of State--President George BUSH (since 20 January 1989); Vice President Dan QUAYLE (since 20 January 1989); Head of Government--Governor Pedro P. TENORIO (since 1978); Lieutenant Governor Pedro A. TENORIO (since NA)

      Political parties and leaders: Democratic Party, Antonio S. Guerrero; Republican Party, Alonso Igisomar

      Suffrage: universal at age 18; indigenous inhabitants are US citizens but do not vote in US presidential elections

      Elections: Governor--last held on NA (next to be held NA); results--Pedro P. TENORIO (Democratic Party) was elected; Senate--last held on NA (next to be held NA); results--percent of vote by party NA; seats--(9 total) number of seats by party NA; House of Representatives--last held on NA (next to be held NA); results--percent of vote by party NA; seats--(14 total) number of seats by party NA; US House of Representatives--last held NA (next to be held NA); results--percent of vote by party NA; seats--(1 total) party of nonvoting delegate NA

      Diplomatic representation: none

      Flag: blue with a white five-pointed star superimposed on the gray silhouette of a latte stone (a traditional foundation stone used in building) in the center

      NOTE: The information regarding Northern Mariana Islands on this page is re-published from the 1990 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Northern Mariana Islands Government 1990 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Northern Mariana Islands Government 1990 should be addressed to the CIA.

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