7 Nov 2012

Preliminary results coming through from American Samoa election

6:44 pm on 7 November 2012

In American Samoa the team of Lolo Matalasi Moliga and Lemanu Peleti Mauga has taken an early lead in the governor's race with ballots already counted for the absentee ballots, and votes cast in parts of Manu'a.

The results of the absentee ballots gave Lolo and Lemanu 411 votes, 10 votes ahead of current second placed candidates Faoa and Taufetee.

The counting of absentee ballots in the US congressional race has just been completed with the incumbent Faleomavaega Eni Hunkin leading.