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  • If you were to look at the ROLL CALL results posted on the Nitijela Website, you would think no one showed up for Sitting Day 36 (8/31/10):

    ABSENT

    H.E. President Jurelang Zedkaia (Majuro) X
    2 Minister Ruben R. Zackhras (Ailinglaplap) X
    3 Minister John M.Silk (Ebon) X
    4 Minister Jack J. Ading (Enewetak/Ujelang) X
    5 Minister Brenson S. Wase (Majuro) X
    6 Minister Amentha Matthew (Utrok) X
    7 Minister Mattlan Zackhras (Namdrik) X
    8 Minister Norman Matthew (Aur) X
    9 Minister Maynard Alfred (Ailuk) X
    10 Minister Nidel Lorak (Arno) X
    11 Minister Kenneth Kedi (Rongelap/Mejatto) X
    12 Vice Speaker Alik J. Alik (Majuro) X
    13 Senator Litokwa Tomeing (Wotje) X
    14 Senator Wilfred I. Kendall (Majuro) X
    15 Senator Gerald M. Zackios (Arno) X
    16 Senator David Kramer (Majuro) X
    17 Senator Dennis Momotaro (Mejit) X
    18 Senator Kejjo Bien (Mili) X
    19 Senator Tomaki Juda (Kili/Bikini/Ejit) X
    20 Senator Donald F. Capelle (Likiep) X
    21 Senator Michael Konelios (Maloelap) X
    22 Senator Christopher J. Loeak (Ailinglaplap) X
    23 Senator Tony deBrum (Kwajalein) X
    24 Senator Michael Kabua (Kwajalein) X
    25 Senator Jeban Riklon (Kwajalein) X
    26 Senator Kaiboke J. Kabua (Namu) X
    27 Senator David Kabua (Wotho) X
    28 Senator Rellong D. Lemari (Lae) X
    29 Senator Frederick Muller (Ujae) X
    30 Senator Jerakoj J. Bejang (Lib) X
    31 Senator Rien Morris (Jaluit) X
    32 Senator Kessai H. Note (Jabat) X
    33 Speaker Alvin T. Jacklick (Jaluit) only votes to break a tie* X

    RESULTS

    0 PRESENT
    33 ABSENT
    0 EXCUSED

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    That is quite a bit less than a quorum!

    I knew attendance was low on some days, but not that bad!!

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    Don't worry, if you listen to the audio file of the day, you will find that it was actually a LITTLE better:

    21 PRESENT
    6 ABSENT
    6 EXCUSED

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    "Promoting more information disclosure by the public service, rather than secrecy which may allow corruption to be hidden" - from Nitijela UN Workshop Outcomes Statement, Feb. 17, 2011
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