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American Samoa

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American Samoa
Politics, sometimes defined as the art and science of government. ... Originated from www. ... Politics of American Samoa takes place in a framework of a presidential representative democratic dependency, whereby the Governor is the head of government, and of a pluriform multi-party system. ...

List of American Samoa Governors This is a list of governors etc. ... Togiola Talalelei A. Tulafono (born 1947) is the Governor of American Samoa. ... A political party is a political organization subscribing to a certain ideology or formed around very special issues with the aim to participate in power, usually by participating in elections. ... Politics of American Samoa Categories: Election related stubs | Elections in American Samoa ...

The Legislature or Fono of American has two chambers. The lower house is the House of Representatives with 18 members, elected for a two year term, 17 in single-seat constituencies and 1 by a public meeting on Swain Island. The bicameral legislature of the United States is housed in a capitol building with two wings. ... A constituency is any cohesive corporate unit or body bound by shared structures, goals or loyalty. ...


2004 Legislative elections

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Summary of the 2 November 2004 American Samoa Fono election results
Parties Votes % Representatives Senators
Non-partisans   1
nonvoting delegate from Swains Island   1
Senators elected by local chiefs   18
Total (turnout %)   21 18
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