1974 American Samoan Electoral Referendum
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1974 American Samoan Electoral Referendum

A referendum on direct election of governors and vice governors was held in American Samoa on 18 June 1974.[1] Voters were asked to approve a proposal which permitted direct popular election of governors and lieutenant governors.[2] The measure was narrowly rejected, with 47% voting yes and 53% voting no. An identical measure would be put before voters again two years later and was passed.

Results

Voters were asked the question "Shall the people of American Samoa elect a governor and lieutenant-governor by popular vote?"[1]

Choice Votes %
For 2,093 47.2
Against 2,341 52.8
Total 4,434 100
Registered voters/turnout 79
Source: PIM

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