|The Green Papers: American Samoa 2006 Midterm Election|
Elections for Statewide offices and Congress
General Election: Tuesday 7 November 2006
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Political parties are not officially utilized in elections in American Samoa.
|Governor 4 year term, Election Cycle: 2004, 2008. Term Limit: Two consecutive terms. 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 Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
|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 F.H. Faleomavaega
Re-elected Tuesday 7 November 2006
First elected: 1988; re-elected 1990, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004
Seat up for election: Tuesday 7 November 2006
|Nonpartisan; (Democratic)||5,195||47.09%||Territorial Delegate Eni F.H. Faleomavaega
|Nonpartisan; (Republican)||4,493||40.72%||Aumua Amata (Amata Coleman Radewagen) Coleman
|Nonpartisan; (Independent)||1,345||12.19%||Muavaefaatasi Ae Ae, Jr.
FEC finanical report not available
|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.|
| Democratic (affiliates): 2 incumbents, 1 candidate|
| Republican: 1 candidate|
| Independent: 1 candidate|
| Nonpartisan: 3 candidates|
Candidates running under the banner of more than one party are counted towards each party's total. A candidate who has lost a primary or is apparently no longer a candidate is not counted.
|Candidates for office appear on this page in italics where 'The Green Papers' does not yet have independent confirmation from an election authority that this candidate is actually on the ballot.|
|FEC indicates the Federal Election Commission (FEC) Campaign Finance Summary "Total Receipts" for candidates for Federal Office.|
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