The Green Papers: American Samoa 2022 General Election
This page is for offices up for election in 2022. Find 2023 elections here.

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Elections for Statewide offices and Congress
✓ General Election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Thursday 1 September 2022 - Filing Deadline .
Tuesday 8 November 2022 - General Election . Polling hours 6:00a-6:00p SST (1700-0500 UTC).
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.

2022 Election Calendar from the American Samoa Government Election Office.

2022 Candidates from the American Samoa Government Election Office.

8 November 2022 returns from the American Samoa Government Election Office. Votes totals last updated 2 December 2022 per the certified vote.


Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2020, 2024. Term Limit: Two consecutive terms. Territorial Governor

  (Democratic) Governor Lemanu Peleti Palepoi Sialega Mauga
First elected: 2020
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
for Lieutenant Governor, former Attorney General Talauega Eleasalo "Salo" Va'alele Ale

Delegate to the House of Representatives  2 year term, Election Cycle: 2020, 2022. Elections in American Samoa are officially non-partisan.

Seat up for regular election Republican Territorial Delegate  Aumua Amata Coleman Radewagen
• Re-elected Tuesday 8 November 2022
First elected: 2014; re-elected: 2016, 2018, 2020.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 ** Uncontested Race **
 Candidate list (1)
  Elected Republican 6,637 100.00% Territorial Delegate  Aumua Amata Coleman Radewagen
FEC H4AS00036; 31 Dec 22; Tot $57,300; Dsb $57,524
Total 6,637 100.00%  

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): 1 incumbent
  Republican: 1 incumbent, 1 candidate
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 a legal election authority that the person has been officially certified to appear on the ballot.

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

Election Authority
  American Samoa Election Office Facebook
  American Samoa Government Election Office
  American Samoa Democratic Party
  American Samoa Democratic Party.
  Democratic Party of American Samoa; P.O. Box 1281; Pago Pago, American Samoa 96799; 684-252-7219
  Republican Party of American Samoa
  Republican Party of American Samoa; P.O. Box 3564; Pago Pago, AS 96799; (684) 699-9609
Media & others
  Manuatele.NET - Manu'a - American Samoa - American Samoa
  Samoa News
  Samoa Observer


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