Declared earlier tonight Yama exceeded the absolute majority of 79 401 votes.
The Governor elect managed to collect 16 261 votes bringing his votes to 85 382 votes at the final elimination.
Meantime, runner up and NA candidate, James Yali came out with 72 763 votes collecting 10 434 votes.
The total allowable ballot papers are 158 80 with 35 150 exhausted ballot papers
Following the declaration of the newly elected Governor for Madang, the question now remains which camp he will choose.