Electoral Commissioner explains law change

By Tina Mata'afa-Tufele 07 May 2020, 11:00AM

Electoral Commissioner, Faimalomatumua Mathew Lemisio, has reassured that Samoa’s electoral process, including recent changes to the Electoral laws, empowers women to enter Parliament.

Faimalomatumua has also clarified that sitting in a Village Council for a woman “is not a requirement for candidates” to run for Parliament but the “two matai who will be confirming a candidate’s monotaga and residency” are.

By Tina Mata'afa-Tufele 07 May 2020, 11:00AM
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