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2020 election

Chief Election Officer, Dr. Lealofi Uiagalelei, speaking at election training
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Just over 400 overseas absentee ballots — including American Samoa residents stranded in the U.S due to border closer — have cast their ballots, as the Election Office has officially designated 41-polling stations territory wide for the Nov. 3, 2020 general election....
Tualauta Rep. Larry Sanitoa
Washington, D.C. — More than 3.5 million people live in the U.S. territories of Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, and American Samoa, but—by design—they don’t have much political power when it comes to national politics. They hold presidential primaries and...
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Of the 16,343 electors on the voter roll for the Nov. 3rd, general election, the highest number of registered voters are in District 15- Tualauta, according to data provided by the Election Office after the Oct. 5th closing date of registration. Tualauta’s registered 3,525 voters comprises Tafuna...
[l-r]: candidate for lieutenant governor Tapaau Dr. Dan Mageo Aga, and candidate for governor, I’aulualo Fa’afetai Talia; candidate for governor Lt. Gov. Lemanu Palepoi Sialega Mauga and candidate for lieutenant governor Talauega Eleasalo Va’alele Ale; and candidate for lieutenant governor Tapumanaia Galu Satele Jr. with candidate for governor Sen. Nuanuaolefeagaiga Saoluaga T. Nua.
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Establishing laws to address cyber bullying was one of the more than 10 questions asked of candidates during the second gubernatorial forum hosted by the American Samoa Bar Association on Wednesday night, Oct. 7, at the American Samoa Community College Multipurpose...
 (l-r) attorney and president of the American Samoa Bar Association Lornalei Meredith, community members So’onafai Seloti and Alvina Savali, and Licensed Clinical Social Worker Adney Reid
The Cyber-Bullying/Suicide Forum hosted by the Student Government Association last week at ASCC included (l-r) attorney and president of the American Samoa Bar Association Lornalei Meredith, community members So’onafai Seloti and Alvina Savali, and Licensed Clinical Social Worker Adney Reid. This...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Just over 16,300 electors are on the voter’s roller for the Nov. 3rd general election after voter registration closed at 4:30p.m on Monday this week, says Chief Election Officer Dr. Lealofi Uiagalelei. This year, electors cast ballots in the gubernatorial, congressional...
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — In a memo issued yesterday Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga ordered that all cabinet members, who are “actively criticizing the work of the Administration” submit their resignations or, he will act accordingly. And the governor is demanding “loyalty, faithfulness, [and]...
American Samoa Election Office
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — More than 250 requests for COVID-19 absentee ballots for local active voters stranded off island due to border closures have been received by the Election Office, which has already sent out the ballots, as preparations are well underway for the Nov. 3, 2020 general...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Chief Election Officer Dr. Lealofi Uiagalelei has certified candidates for the Nov. 3, 2020 general election, after the deadline to file a challenge against candidates has expired. With the certification of candidates, absentee voting — both overseas and local —...
Rendering of the proposed new fono building.
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Several faipule asked representatives from the American Samoa Power Authority (ASPA) during a hearing this week to hurry up with the installation of street lights around the island — before the Nov. 3 elections. Two ASPA representatives appeared before the House...

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