2010 American Samoan general election
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Voters in American Samoa chose the 20 elected members of the American Samoa House of Representatives. 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.
American Samoa House of Representatives
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. The government announced how many new amendments to the Constitution would be presented to the territory's voters.
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. Voters rejected the amendments to the Constitution in all 17 electoral districts of American Samoa as well as in the absentee ballot poll.
Delegate to the U.S. House of Representatives
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