4 Jan 2011

American Samoa's incumbent House Speaker retains position

2:33 pm on 4 January 2011

The incumbent Speaker of the House of Representatives in American Samoa, Savali Talavou Ale, has retained the position.

He won the election for Speaker over his challenger, Representative Archie Taotasi Soliai, by a vote of 11-9.

The Swains representative Alexander Jennings does not vote for Speaker.