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United States House of Representatives election in American Samoa, 2014

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General Election Date
November 4, 2014

November 4 election winner:
Aumua Amata Republican Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Eni F.H. Faleomavaega Democratic Party
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The 2014 U.S. House of Representatives election in American Samoa took place on November 4, 2014. Voters elected one nonvoting delegate to serve in the U.S. House from the territory's At-Large Congressional District. Aumua Amata (R) won the general election.

Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
September 2, 2014[1]
None
November 4, 2014

Primary: American Samoa did not hold a primary election.

Voter registration: October 6, 2014.[2]

See also: United States House of Representatives elections, 2014

Incumbent: The incumbent heading into the election was Eni F.H. Faleomavaega (D), who was first elected in 1988.

Partisan breakdown

Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party held the one congressional seat from American Samoa. The Republican Party won the single seat after the election.

Members of the U.S. House from American Samoa -- Partisan Breakdown
Party As of March 2015 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 1 0
     Republican Party 0 1
Total 1 1

Candidates

Election results

U.S. House, American Samoa General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAumua Amata Coleman 42% 4,306
     Democratic Eni F.H. Faleomavaega Incumbent 30.8% 3,157
     Democratic Togiola A. Tulafono 11% 1,130
     Democratic Mapu J. Jamias 6.4% 652
     Democratic Meleagi Suitonu-Chapman 2.2% 229
     Democratic Tuä'au Kereti Mäta'utia, Jr. 1.6% 160
     Independent Rosie Fuala'au Tago Lancaster 2.6% 268
     Independent Tuika Tuika 2% 201
     Independent Mark Ude 1.4% 143
Total Votes 10,246
Source: American Samoa Government Election Office "2014 General Election Results"

Campaign contributions

Eni Faleomavaega

District History

2012

Faleomavaega won re-election in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing American Samoa as a Democrat.[10]

U.S. House, American Samoa General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngEni F.H. Faleomavaega Incumbent 55.2% 7,221
     Democratic Kereti Mata'utia Jr. 3.3% 438
     Independent Rosie F. Tago Lancaster 5.3% 697
     Conservative Aumua Amata 33.8% 4,420
     No Party Affiliate Fatumalala Leulua'iali'i A. Al-Sheri 2.3% 300
Total Votes 13,076
Source: American Samoa Government Election Office "2012 General Election Results"

See also

References