American Samoa

50% of 18-29 year olds voted in the U.S. in 2020*

*Source CIRCLE - Youth Voting and Civic Engagement in America

Your voter registration application must be received on or by September 5, 2020 in order to be eligible to vote in the 2020 General Election.

Check Registration Status

Check your American Samoa voter registration status here.

 

Eligibility

In order to register to vote, you must be an American citizen, be a resident of American Samoa, and be 18 years old on or before General Election Day.

  • See here for more information about determining residency.

Deadline

The deadline to register to vote in American Samoa for the General Election (November 3, 2020) is October 5, 2020.

 

Voter Registration Process

In American Samoa, you may register to vote must provide the Chief Elections Officer with appropriate identification and a completed affidavit. More information can be found here.

  • Further voter registration information for American Samoa can be found here.

This page was last updated for the 2020 Election.

Questions? Contact us here.

American Samoa offers absentee by-mail voting. Click here for the COVID-19 Ballot Request Form. Eligible voters are encouraged to consider voting by-mail in order to minimize their risk of exposure to COVID-19.

Vote-By-Mail Practices

In American Samoa, you must have a reason to be eligible for absentee. Eligible reasons to apply for an absentee ballot can be found here. Click here to access America Samoa’s absentee ballot application.

  • The deadline to apply for an absentee ballot is October 19, 2020.
  • Completed absentee ballots must be received by the Chief Election Officer not later than 1:30 p.m. on Election Day November 3, 2020 (if delivered by any method besides mail).
  • Further absentee voting information for American Samoa can be found here.

Early Voting

American Samoa does not offer early voting.

 

Election Day Practices

On Election Day, the polls are open 6 am-6 pm.

  • Further American Samoa voting information is listed here.

This page was last updated for the 2020 Election.

Questions? Contact us here.