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SPLM candidates triumph in Lakes State elections - NEC


By Manyang Mayom

April 25, 2010 (RUMBEK) – The SPLM candidates in the Lakes State won all the executive positions of Sudanese presidency and southern Sudan governor and the state governor, said the state electoral body on Sunday evening.

According to the Final Election Results Summary released by the High Elections Committee in Lakes State, Yasir Arman, Salva Kiir and Chol Tong Mayay Jang are the winners of the five day elections in the country.

For the election of Sudan president, Yasir Saeed Arman carried the day in Lakes State with 135,268 votes, beating the incumbent president, Omer Hassan Ahmed Al-Bashir by over 70,000 votes. The later managed 65,089 votes while the candidate of the Popular Congress Party Abdalla Deng Nhial Ayom had 15,212 votes in his favour.

Six other presidential candidates had over 1000 votes while the remaining three candidates got less than 1000 votes.

The results of the election of Southern Sudan president show Salva Kiir Mayardit topping the list with 97.73% of the casted votes in his favour. The incumbent president of GoSS got 247,568 votes, far ahead of the leader of the SPLM-DC Lam Akol Ajawlin who managed 5,740, representing 2.26% of the valid votes.

Lakes State Governor’s results show Chol Tong Mayay Jang of the Sudan People Liberation Movement in the lead with over 200,000 votes ahead of his follower, Gabriel Kuc Abiei of African National Congress (ANC).

Chol Tong got 228,080 votes, representing 86.54% of validly counted votes, while Gabriel Kuc Abiei of ANC comes second with 26,040 votes.

Other candidates for the position of governor are Joseph Malwal Dong Riak of United Democratic Salvation Front (UDSF) who managed 4,995 votes, and Isaac Awan Maper Ater of National Congress Party (NCP) who had 4,435 votes.

Ms. Victoria Aluel Samuel Aru, a member to the Lakes State High Election Committee told Sudan Tribune that the remaining results will be released on Monday.


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  • 26 April 2010 03:23, by Dinka Boy

    SPLM/A oyeee.

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    • 27 April 2010 02:59, by Young Nation

      Dear Lakes States Citizens,

      As one of the Lakes State citizens, I would like to take this opportunity to thank the entire members of Lakes State, from Yirol in the East to Cueibet in the West and from Wulu in South to the three counties of Rumbek East, Central and North for their patriotic move and achievement of democratically electing Chol Tong Mayay as a governor of Lakes State. The same appreciation could be extended to the entire citizens of Lakes State for electing Salva Kiir Mayar to the office of the presidency of the South. Congratulation all and may God bless all the leaders and the ordinary citizens for your great well done job.

      Young Nation is a citizen of Lakes States (Agar) and a Student of International Relations/Politics at the University of Queensland, Australia.

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  • 26 April 2010 12:13, by Malou Manyiel

    Congrat.. to the entire community of Lakes State for the have voted the right man at the right time in the right place. Chol Tong Mayay is not type of politicians who promises to build bridges where there are no rivers, just only to be voted for and later fails their promises. Chol Tong will never fail the community of Lakes State in delivery of services, peace development and security in the State. However, I give special thanks to our people to have kept the memory of the struggle for 21 years. We all hope in this time round that SPLM will do whatever it takes in its power to meet the needs for the people of South Sudan.

    John Malou Manyiel,
    University Student in Khartoum

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    • 26 April 2010 12:54, by sunday mabor

      Well done SPLM, well done the entire community of Lakes state.
      I would like to tell you four things in series:
      *One is that let,s put change as our cloth of fashion, *Two is that when there is a father who fulfulls the promises to his children; how come for the children not to respect their gracious father like CDR. Chol Tong,
      *Three is that why for you the ruling party [SPLM] to take public security, food security and development at the front side of your face especially between two eyes and leave out the teeth and Nails since charp greedy objects aren,t for stable state of good governance as well
      * Four is that you should seriously dig-out the corruptise and those who make themselves the engines for generating tribal clashes; otherwise our state will never and ever be stable nor develope sure belive me and as so doing, our state will be use by other states for dumping their official used papers and the used underwears of the other 9 states governors wives of the southern sudan because it,s the last in development at all.
      Sunday mabor Akorom

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      • 27 April 2010 18:00, by Julia Anok

        Congratulation for re-selection ! the question remain to be answer is, will security and development get improve after his appointment? the answer is big no because there is a high imigrant of leaders family to eastern Africa countries in all theirs level mostly from SPLM party.I don’t see that vision of take town to the villages when families consist of more then eight are being sent abroad.

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