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American Samoa House of Representatives
|American Samoa Fono|
|Founded||October 26, 1948|
Speaker of the House
Length of term
The American Samoa House of Representatives is the lower house of the American Samoa Fono. The House consists of 21 representatives serving two-year terms, with 20 popularly elected members, and one representative elected by a public meeting on Swains Island.
The first lesson of the Legislature was called to order by Attorney General Moroney at 9:30 am on October 26, 1948. Tuiasosopo was unanimously elected as speaker of the House of Representatives. It consisted of 18 members elected by secret ballot to represent their traditional county. Alataua had two members as it included two counties: Fofo and Alataua. Non-matai voters elected two members, and Swains Island elected one. Members served for two years.
General elections are held every two years to elect members of the American Samoa House of Representatives.
|District # 1 - Manu'a||Fa'afetai I'aulualo||committee member for American Samoa Protection of Industry, Resources and Employment|
|District # 1 - Manu'a||Fetu Fetui, Jr.|
|District # 2 - Manu'a||Laolagi F. Savali Vaeao||House Vice Speaker, committee member for American Samoa Protection of Industry, Resources and Employment|
|District # 3 - Vaifanua||Simei Pulu|
|District # 4 - Saole||Agaoleatu Charlie Tautolo|
|District # 5 - Sua # 1||Puleleiite Li'amatua Tufele, Jr.|
|District # 6 - Sua # 2||Lemapu Suiaunoa Talo|
|District # 7 - Maoputasi # 1||Vailoata Eteuati Amituanai|
|District # 8 - Maoputasi # 2||Sipa Anoa'i|
|District # 9 - Maoputasi # 3||Va'amua Henry Sesepasara|
|District # 10 - Maoputasi # 4||Vaito'a Hans A. Langkilde|
|District # 11 - Maoputasi # 5||Paopaoailua J. M. Fiaui|
|District # 12 - Ituaumalosi||Halafili Seui|
|District # 12 - Ituaumalosi||Archie Taotasi Soliai|
|District # 13 Fofo||Vaiausia Eliko Yandall|
|District # 14 - Alataua||Savali Talavou Ale||also as House Speaker, committee member for American Samoa Protection of Industry, Resources and Employment|
|District # 15 - Tualauta||Larry Sanitoa|
|District # 15 - Tualauta||Galu Satele, Jr.|
|District # 16 - Tualautai||Timusa Tini C. Lam Yuen|
|District # 17 - Leasina||Atualevao Gafatasi Afalava||committee member for American Samoa Protection of Industry, Resources and Employment|
|Swains Island||Alexander Jennings|
- Ipulasi Aitofele Sunia - Lieutenant Governor
2006 Legislative elections
|nonvoting delegate from Swains Island||1|
|Total (turnout %)||21|
Past composition of the House of Representatives
- Sunia, Fofo I.F. (2009). A History of American Samoa. Amerika Samoa Humanities Council. Pages 250 and 261. ISBN 9781573062992.
- Sunia, Fofo I.F. (2009). A History of American Samoa. Amerika Samoa Humanities Council. Page 7. ISBN 9781573062992.
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-10-09. Retrieved 2009-10-01.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
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