The Green Papers: American Samoa 2005 Off Year Elections
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Elections for Statewide offices and Congress
2002-2010 Representatives:0(0.00% of 435)
Estimated Voting age population (November 2000): 
Capital:Fagatogo (formerly "Pago Pago")

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American Samoa State and Local Government

Political parties are not officially utilized in elections in American Samoa.


Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2004, 2008. Territorial Governor

    Democratic   Governor Togiola T.A. Tulafono
Acting Goveror: 2003 (remaining officially Lieutenant Governor after the death of Governor Tauese Sunia on 26 March 2003). First elected to a full term: 2004.
Lt. Governor Ipulasi Aitofele Sunia
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008
 The current Administration informally identifies itself with the US Democrats. The major opponents to the Sunia/Tulafono ticket in both 1996 and 2000 and to the Tulafono/Sunia ticket in 2004 identified themselves as "Independent" although they have ties to the US Republican Party.

Delegate to the House of Representatives  2 year term, Election Cycle: 2004, 2006. Elections in American Samoa are officially non-partisan.

    Democratic   Territorial Delegate Eni Faleomavaega
First elected: 1988; re-elected 1990, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006

Political Parties    Parties appear in parenthesis and italics when a candidate receives the endorsement of a given Party and/or official sources indicate a candidate's association with a particular Party but only where the Party in question does not appear on the actual ballot as such.



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