2016 United States House of Representatives election in American Samoa
The 2016 United States House of Representatives election in American Samoa was held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016, to elect the non-voting Delegate to the United States House of Representatives from American Samoa's at-large congressional district. The election coincided with the elections of other federal and state offices, including the larger American Samoa general election, as well as the nationwide 2016 United States House of Representatives elections and the 2016 United States general elections.
Five candidates filed to run for election to American Samoa's lone seat in the United States House of Representatives: three women and two men. All elections in American Samoa were officially non-partisan, though candidates have identified with a particular political party.
- Vaitinasa Dr. Salu Hunkin-Finau, educator, former President of American Samoa Community College, 2012 candidate for Governor of American Samoa, sister of former Delegate Eni Faleomavaega.
- Paepaetele Mapu Saei Jamias, retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel, President of the American Samoa National Olympic Committee
- Meleagi Suitonu-Chapman, retired U.S. federal government employee
- Tua'au Kereti Mata'utia, withdrew from race on in July 2016
The general election took place on November 8, 2016, and Radewagen won with over 75% of the vote, according to official results.
|Republican||Amata Coleman Radewagen (inc.)||8,924||75.4|
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