Ceremonial Swearing In for Congresswoman Bordallo

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Guam – Congresswoman Madeleine Bordallo, Friday, was “ceremonially” sworn-in along with U.S. Marshal for Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands, Frank Leon Guerrero.

U.S. District Court Chief Judge Frances Tydingco-Gatewood administered the oaths.

The ceremonial swearing-in for the Guam Delegate to the United States Congress was held for the first time on Guam, today, at the Hall of Governors at the Latte of Freedom, located at the Ricardo J. “Ricky” Bordallo Governor’s Complex in Adelup.

Congresswoman Bordallo was officially sworn-in for her fifth term as Guam’s Delegate to the House of Representatives on January 5, 2011 by Speaker John Boehner in Washington, D.C.   U.S. Marshal Frank Leon Guerrero took his official oath of office on January 7, 2011 at the U.S. Marshals Service Headquarters in Washington, D.C.

“After all my years serving in Congress, I have finally been able to take my oath of office in front of the people who I truly serve and represent,” Congresswoman Bordallo said today. “I am humbled by this historic opportunity and thank Chief Judge Frances Tydingco-Gatewood for hosting the event. I look forward to the new challenges of the 112th Congress and will continue to work on issues important to our island and people.”