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Jonglei State voted 99% for South Sudan secession


January 21, 2011 (BOR) – Preliminary results released by Jonglei state high committee for referendum on Friday reveal that 99.89% voters opted for south Sudan’s secession from the north.

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South Sudan’s self determination referendum was agreed as part of a 2005 peace deal, which ended decades of civil war, in which killed 2 million people died, according to the UN.

Out 430,069 votes cast, 429,604 chose secession, Ruben Garang Youl, the chairperson for Jonglei SHC announced in Bor, the provincial capital.

Only 112 ballot votes were counted for unity, 227 votes were invalid and were 126 were unmarked.

Jonglei state’s results were initially delayed due to transportation difficulties, the state high committee said on Friday.


The full results for Jonglei state can be downloaded below.

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Jonglei State Referendum Results
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  • 22 January 2011 08:09, by Anyang

    Congratulation goes to you, those who’ve makes the dream comes true and it’s absolutely awesome to remains on course of our ancestors. To they awful unionists, you’re a curse to yourself and you will soon regret it.

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  • 22 January 2011 10:16, by Marial Mangar Akol

    You have did your part!
    now the freedom is yours, sleep to where ever corner you face free.

    Jonglei is the place of patriotic people, you most kick out this kind of slavary as really and first class citizen.

    Independent oyeee!

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    • 22 January 2011 15:32, by Kolnyang youth

      Bravo to all South Sudanese who have cased their vote total freedom ,equality of everybody and many other you will through separation of South .


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  • 23 January 2011 04:57, by Bol Deng

    Gatwech is going to judge the threshold states of SPLM if they vote for unity as he always mumble.

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  • 24 January 2011 01:07, by Anyaardit

    I have nothing to add tghe other writers have done all my words.

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