November 5, 2020 •
Unofficial Results For American Samoa Governor Have Lemanu Winning
The team of Lt. Gov. Lemanu Palepoi Sialega Mauga, candidate for governor, and running mate, Talauega Eleasalo Va’alele Ale, candidate for lieutenant governor, won the gubernatorial race during the general election according to the unofficial results.
The unofficial results were released with a total of 11,861 ballots counted with Lemanu and Talauega receiving almost 61% of the votes.
Local law states a special or run-off election is held two weeks after the general election if none of the candidates received 50% plus one vote.
There is a seven-day waiting period before the chief election officer certifies the results as official.
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