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  • By Bruce Lloyd

Guam: Where America's voting day begins

Polls opened at 7 a.m. on Guam, doing brisk business almost immediately. The two leading gubernatorial candidates arrived almost immediately.

Lt. Governor Ray Tenorio and former Senator Tony Ada cast their votes. The Lt. Governor voted in his home village of Yigo and former Senator Ada voted in Sinajana.

"This election is about the soul of our island. Today we ask the people of Guam to pray and reflect before voting" Lt. Governor Tenorio said.

At JFK High School in Tamuning, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Lou Leon Guerrero voted and then faced a gaggle of local media.

On the election day: "It's going to be exciting, very anxiety inducing, but we're ready to do whatever the results say. To the voters, please come out and vote. Our ability to choose our leaders, our democratic society is very essential to our lives. So please, come out and exercise your vote. If you don't someone else will be voting for you."

Voters in Tamuning go about their business.

GOP roadside elephant rests up for a long day of watching voters arrive.


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