David M. Apatang

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Dave Apatang
13th Lieutenant Governor of the Northern Mariana Islands
Assumed office
January 9, 2023
GovernorArnold Palacios
Preceded byArnold Palacios
Mayor of Saipan
In office
January 12, 2015 – 8 January 2023
Preceded byMarian Tudela
Succeeded byRamon Camacho
Personal details
David Mundo Apatang

(1948-07-10) July 10, 1948 (age 75)
Political partyRepublican (before 2021)
Independent (2021–present)
Spouse(s)Antonia Pangelinan Mafnas (deceased 2016)
EducationSan Francisco State University (BA)
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/service United States Army
Years of service1967–1987
RankFirst Sergeant

David Mundo Apatang (born July 10, 1948)[1][2] is a Northern Mariana Islander politician. He became the mayor of Saipan on January 12, 2015, and served until January 8, 2023. He is the Lieutenant Governor of the Northern Mariana Islands since 2023. He was a Republican member of the Northern Mariana Islands House of Representatives.[3]

Apatang was elected lieutenant governor of the Northern Mariana Islands in the 2022 election on an independent ticket alongside Arnold Palacios.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Apatang celebrates 70th birthday with fundraiser". 15 July 2018.
  2. "Saipan Mayor's Office on Facebook". Facebook. Archived from the original on 2022-04-27.[user-generated source]
  3. Evarose Limol, K-Andrea (April 28, 2021). "Apatang may endorse GOP hopeful for mayor". Marianas Variety. Retrieved September 24, 2021.
  4. "BREAKING NEWS: Palacios to run for governor in 2022". Saipan Tribune. 2021-10-20. Retrieved 2021-11-28.