American Samoa Senate

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The American Samoa Senate is the upper house of the American Samoa Fono. The Senate, like the lower House of Representatives, is a nonpartisan body. It is composed of 18 senators, serving a four-year term.

List of Senators[edit]

Updated May 2013

Former senators:

Voting[edit]

The American Samoa Senate is the only legislature of its kind in the entire United States, both state and territorial, that is not directly elected by the voting population. Instead, the Senate's voting franchise is strictly limited to the various chiefs of the islands.

2004 Legislative elections[edit]

e • d Summary of the 2 November 2004 American Samoa Senate election results
Parties Senators
Senators elected by local chiefs 18
Total (turnout  %) 18

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sagapolutele, Fili. "Senator Seui passes away". Samoa News (2012-01-27). Retrieved 2011-01-28. 


Coordinates: 14°16′42″S 170°41′20″W / 14.2782°S 170.6890°W / -14.2782; -170.6890