2010 American Samoan General Election
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2010 American Samoan General Election

The American Samoan general election of 2010 took place on November 2, 2010.[1] The deadline to register as a candidate for the election was September 1, 2010.[1]

Voters in American Samoa chose the 20 elected members of the American Samoa House of Representatives.[1] Voters also cast their ballots for the federal Delegate to the United States House of Representatives in Washington D.C. and proposed revisions to the American Samoan Constitution.[1]

American Samoa House of Representatives

Voters chose 20 elected members of the American Samoa House of Representatives.[1] Six incumbent representatives lost their re-election bids.[2]

Revisions to Constitution of American Samoa

Voters decided if the amendments and revisions to the Constitution of American Samoa which were proposed at the 2010 Constitutional Convention should be adopted.[1] The government announced how many new amendments to the Constitution would be presented to the territory's voters.[1]

Voters strongly rejected the proposed amendments to the Constitution, with 7,660 (70.17%) voting against the changes to 3,257 (29.83%) who voted yes.[3] Voters rejected the amendments to the Constitution in all 17 electoral districts of American Samoa as well as in the absentee ballot poll.[3]

Delegate to the U.S. House of Representatives

Voters chose American Samoa's delegate to the United States House of Representatives, who holds office for a two-year term. Incumbent Eni Faleomavaega won re-election to a 12th, two-year term.

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "American Samoa's Chief Election Officer announces general election date". Radio New Zealand. 24 August 2010. Retrieved 2021.
  2. ^ "American Samoans choose Faleomavaega to return to US Congress". RNZ. 4 November 2010. Retrieved 2021.
  3. ^ a b Fili Sagapolutele (November 3, 2010). "Voters strongly reject constitutional revisions". Samoa News. Archived from the original on July 17, 2011. Retrieved 2010.

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