November 17, 2014 •
American Samoa Delegate Election Results Confirmed
On November 13, the official election results for American Samoa confirmed Republican Aumua Amata won the congressional race over the incumbent Democrat, Congressman Eni Hunkin Faleomavaega. According to SamoaNews.com, of the 10,246 votes cast, Amata received 4,306 to Faleomavaega’s 3,157 votes. Faleomavaega has served 13 terms as the territory’s delegate to the U.S. Congress.
Amata, who is the first female delegate from American Samoa, begins her term in the nonvoting position when the new Congress convenes on January 3, 2015.
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