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Returns of SPA Election Announced
Pyongyang, March 9 (KCNA) -- The Central Election Committee announced the returns of the election of deputies to the 12th Supreme People's Assembly (SPA) of the DPRK on Monday.

According to its report, the election of deputies to the SPA was successfully held on Sunday in accordance with the law on the election of deputies to people's assemblies at all levels.

The election returns available showed that 99.98 percent of all the voters registered across the country participated in the balloting and 100 percent of the participants voted for the candidates for deputies to the SPA registered in their constituencies.

Voters staying abroad or working in oceans were absent in the election.

The Central Election Committee examined the reports on election returns submitted by the constituency committees across the country and announced the list of 686 persons elected as SPA deputies.

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