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Eni F.H. Faleomavaega

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Eni F.H. Faleomavaega
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U.S. House, American Samoa, At-Large
In office
Term ends
January 3, 2015
Years in position 26
PredecessorFofó Iosefa Fiti Sunia (D)
Base salary$174,000/year
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 1988
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sBrigham Young University
Master'sUniversity of California, Berkeley
J.D.University of Houston Law School
Date of birthJanuary 19, 1955
Place of birthSaipan, Northern Mariana Islands
Office website
Eni F.H. Faleomavaega (b. August 15, 1943) is a Democratic, non-voting member of the U.S. House of Representatives, serving as a delegate from American Samoa. Faleomavaega was first elected in 1988. He won re-election in 2012.[1]


Faleomavaega was born in Vailoatai Village, American Samoa.[2]


  • 1989-Present: U.S. House of Representatives, Delegate from American Samoa
  • 1985-1989: Lieutenant Governor of American Samoa
  • 1982-1989: United States Army Reserve
  • 1975-1981: deputy attorney general, American Samoa
  • 1973-1975: administrative assistant, American Samoa delegate to Washington D.C.
  • 1966-1969: United States Army

Committee assignments

U.S. House


Faleomavaega serves on the following committees:[3]



Faleomavaega won re-election in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing American Samoa as a Democrat.[4]

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"


Faleomavaega and his wife, Hinanui Bambridge Cave, have five children and five grandchildren.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Fofó Iosefa Fiti Sunia
U.S. House - American Samoa - Delegate
Succeeded by