This chapter provides the procedures for registration, both in person and in absentia. Pursuant to ASCA §6.0214(a), any person who desires to vote in local elections for the office of Representative to the House of Representatives (Fono), or for the offices of Governor/Lt. Governor, or for issue(s) placed on a ballot, must appear in person before an election officer to register.

Pursuant to ASCA §6.0214(d), uniformed services and overseas persons, who are unable to appear in person and who have not previously registered to vote in American Samoa, may register in absentia. However, such individuals, upon qualification, may only vote for the office of Delegate to the United States House of Representatives.

History: Rule 1-2004, eff. June 16 04.