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American Samoa Republican caucuses, 2012

American Samoa Republican caucuses, 2012

March 13, 2012 (2012-03-13)

Candidate Mitt Romney Rick Santorum
Party Republican Republican
Home state Massachusetts Pennsylvania
Delegate count 9 0

Candidate Newt Gingrich Ron Paul
Party Republican Republican
Home state Georgia Texas
Delegate count 0 0

The 2012 American Samoa Republican caucus was held on March 13, 2012.[1][2] 70 registered Republicans selected six delegates in a closed-door meeting to represent the territory in the 2012 Republican National Convention.[3] On March 14, 2012, Dr. Victor T. Tofaeono, the chair for the Republican Party of American Samoa, announced that all six delegates, along with three at-large delegates, have pledged their support to Mitt Romney.[4]


  • Results 1
    • Delegates 1.1
    • At-Large Delegates 1.2
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4


The closed-door caucus, held at the Toa Bar & Grill restaurant,[5] saw to the election of six delegates and three at-large delegates (Chair, National Committeeman and National Committeewoman) for the 2012 Republican National Convention. Seventy registered Republicans attended the caucus. However, the vote distribution was not released to the media.


  1. Falema'o M. “Phil” Pili
  2. Su'a Carl Schuster
  3. Aofaga Mickey R. Salanoa
  4. Brandon Smart
  5. Salote Lutu Schuster
  6. Ali Pili

At-Large Delegates

  1. Chairman: Dr. Victor T. Tofaeono
  2. National Committeeman: High Chief Aumoeualogo T. J. Fuavai
  3. National Committeewoman: Aumua Amata

Dr. Tofaeno subsequently announced on March 14, 2012, that all nine delegates have pledged their support to Mitt Romney.
We're excited and look forward to the national convention to cast our nine delegate votes for Gov. Mitt Romney, the next President of the United States..[4]

See also


  1. ^ The Green PapersAmerican Samoa Republican –
  2. ^ "Primary and Caucus Printable Calendar".  
  3. ^ "Mitt Romney Wins Republican Caucus In American Samoa, Picks Up 9 Delegates". Huffington Post. March 14, 2012. Retrieved August 20, 2012. 
  4. ^ a b "Local Republicans go for Romney". Samoa News. Retrieved August 20, 2012. 
  5. ^ "American Samoa GOP ready to caucus at bar". HIghbeam/Associated Press. Retrieved August 20, 2012. 

External links

  • The Green Papers: Major state elections in chronological order

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