Underwood concedes; San Nicolas says he has ‘utmost respect’ for Underwood


Dr. Robert Underwood has conceded the runoff election to incumbent Guam Delegate Michael San Nicolas.

With 57 out of 67 precincts counted, San Nicolas had 8,046 votes to Underwood’s 5,571 votes for a difference of 2,475.

At about 11 pm, Underwood called a news conference via Zoom announcing his concession.

“It is pretty obvious that Delegate San Nicolas will prevail in this election. So first of all I want to congratulate San Nicolas for his victory and I wish him well on all future endeavors,” Underwood said.

San Nicolas was leading by 673 votes with 5,260 ballots cast when he made his concession speech.

In a statement to PNC, San Nicolas said: “We await final results but extend the utmost respect to Dr. Underwood, his wife Dr. Nerissa, and the Underwood campaign as we await official outcomes.”