American Samoa

Population Statistics

54,343

Total Population

8,151

Population with a disability

according to World Health Organization’s 15% estimate

Election Dates

American Samoa has not yet signed the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities


Constitution of American Samoa (1960, last amended 1979)

Updated: June 2015

Article II, section (7) states:

Every person of the age of 18 years or upwards who is a United States national and who has lived in American Samoa for a total of at least two years and has been a bona fide resident of the election district where he offers to vote for at least one year next preceding the election and who meets such registration requirements as may be pre­scribed by law shall be deemed a qualified elec­tor at such election.

 

Excerpt from the Constitution of American Samoa (1960, last amended 1979)

Elections Code of American Samoa (1977, amended 2010)

Updated: June 2015

Section 6.0211 states:

Every person who has reached the age of 18 years, or who will have reached that age prior to the date of the next election, and is otherwise qualified to register, may do so in the district in which he resides.

 

Excerpt from the Elections Code of American Samoa (1977, last amended 2010)