15 Mar 2012

American Samoa Republicans pick Romney as top US candidate

9:01 am on 15 March 2012

All nine votes of the American Samoa Republican Party will be for Mitt Romney, who's leading the Republican presidential nominee race.

The party held a two-hour caucus at one of the newest restaurant and bars in Pago Pago.

There was overwhelming support for Mr Romney.

The Chairman of the Republican Party Dr. Victor Tofaeono and the Vice Chairman Dr. Falema'o Pili appealed to members to unite and throw their support behind a candidate who will likely be the Republican candidate for President.