The Green Papers: American Samoa 2017 General Election
 
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Elections for Statewide offices and Congress
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: 2016, 2020. Term Limit: Two consecutive terms. Territorial Governor

  Nonpartisan Governor Lolo Matalasi Moliga
First elected: 2012; re-elected: 2016.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.

Delegate to the House of Representatives  2 year term, Election Cycle: 2016, 2018. Elections in American Samoa are officially non-partisan.

  Republican Territorial Delegate Aumua Amata Coleman Radewagen
First elected: 2014; re-elected: 2016.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
 Candidate list (1)
  Candidate Republican     Territorial Delegate Aumua Amata Coleman Radewagen
FEC H4AS00036; 30 Sep 17; Tot $43,150; Dsb $26,782
 

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.

Major Parties   Those parties which received electoral votes through winning a plurality of a state's [or the District of Columbia's] popular vote in any presidential election between 1984 and 2016. See Classification of Political parties.
  Democratic (affiliates)
  Republican: 1 incumbent, 1 candidate
Independents
  Nonpartisan: 1 incumbent
 
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.

Notes

Candidates for office appear on this page in italics where 'The Green Papers' does not yet have independent confirmation from a legal election authority that the person has been officially certified to appear on the ballot.

"Apparently not a candidate" indicates that someone we once listed as a candidate for an elective office will not, in fact, be running for that office (primarily because said candidate is not listed on an official ballot provided by a jurisdiction's election authorities, where that candidate has not previously withdrawn his/her candidacy or otherwise indicated no longer [or even ever] being a candidate for that office).

Primary dates marked "presumably" and polling times marked "reportedly" are based on unofficial or estimated data (especially as regards local variations from a jurisdictionwide statutory and/or regulatory standard) and are, thereby, subject to change.

"FEC" indicates the Federal Election Commission (FEC) Campaign Finance Summary.

When available, we post each candidate's FEC identification number, the date of their most recently filed Report of Receipts and Disbursements, their "Tot" [Total Receipts (contributions received or what came in: FEC Form 3, Line 16, Column B)] and their "Dsb" [Total Disbursements (expenditures or what was spent: FEC Form 3, Line 23, Column B)]. A link is provided to the Federal Election Commission's Summary Report for those who might wish to explore the details.

If a candidate raises or spends $5,000 or less, he or she is not subject to FEC reporting requirements.


Links Links to other web sites

Constitution   Links to State Constitutions
  Revised Constitution Of American Samoa
Election Authority
  American Samoa Election Office
  American Samoa Government
Democratic
  American Samoa Democratic Party
  Democratic Party of American Samoa; P.O. Box 1045; Pago Pago, American Samoa 96799; 684-633-2828
Republican
  Republican Party of American Samoa; P.O. Box 3564; Pago Pago, AS 96799; (684) 699-9609
Media & others
  American Samoa, History, Tourism, Culture, Politics - AmSamoa.NET
  Manuatele.NET - Manu'a - American Samoa
  Politics1.com - American Samoa
  Samoa Observer

 


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