5 Jan 2013

No change in leadership of American Samoa's Legislature

10:47 am on 5 January 2013

There's no change in the leadership of the American Samoa Legislature.

Senator Gaoteote Palaie has been re-elected as president of the Senate and Rep. SavaliTalavou Ale has been re-elected as Speaker of the House.

Gaoteote was unanimously endorsed by all 18 senators.

The election of House Speaker was between Savali and Rep. Taotasi Archie Soliai of Ituau.

The result was 13-7 for Savali.