The 200 to contest 2021 general election

A total of 200 candidates have nominated to run for the 2021 General Election, a 23 per cent increase of running candidates compared to the previous election, Office of the Electoral Commission data confirmed.

The ruling Human Rights Protection Party (H.R.P.P.) kept its lead with 114 candidate nominations, followed by the Fa’atuatua i le Atua Samoa ua Tasi (F.A.S.T.) party with 50, Tautua Samoa Party 14, Samoa First Political Party (S.F.P.P.) 6, one from the Sovereign Independent Samoa (S.I.S.) and Independent candidates 15.

Compared to the 2016 General Election which elected 49 Members of Parliament, constituencies have been rearranged according to changes in population and demography, bringing the number to 51 constituencies altogether.

In 2016, 83 candidates ran from H.R.P.P., 23 from Tatutua Samoa Party and 60 independents. 

The number of nominated candidates for the upcoming election (200) is 23 per cent more than the number of candidates who ran in the previous election in 2016 (162).

The confirmed list of candidates from the O.E.C. is as follows:

VAIMAUGA 1

FUATIMAU Maumea Leniu

MAGAILEFUA MAPOSUA TUIAFISO Gafoaleata Faitua

SULAMANAIA Fetalai Tauiliili Tuivasa

TUISUGALETAUA MAPOSUA Sofara Aveau

VAIMAUGA 2

LENATAI Victor Faafol Tamapua

PATU Falefatu Sapolu

TAMALETA Taimang Jensen

TOFAEONO lupati Fuatai

VAIMAUGA 3

FEAGAIMALII Bruce Toomalatai Utaileuo

TAPUNUU Niko Lee Hang

VEATAUIA Faatasi Puleiata

VAIMAUGA 4

FAAOLESA Katopau T. Ainuu

FAUALO Harry Jeffrey Schuster

MAUGAOALII Faamanu Tuiletufuga Ropati Mualia (F)

VAEA Ivana Eli

FALEATA 1

LEAPAI Richard S. Brown

LEPOU Petelo II

MANULELEUA loane K. Manuleleua

MANULELEUA Paletasala T. Tovale

SALAUSA John Ah Ching

FALEATA 2

LEATINUU Wayne So'olalo

ULUGIA Elon Betham

ULUGIA Matau Matafeo Siatiu

FALEATA 3

LEALAILEPULE Rimoni Aiafi

FALEATA 4

ALE Vena Ale

LEALASOPO Leuii Vaitagutu

ULU Bismark Fuluasou Crawley

SAGAGA 1

LOAU SOLAMALEMALO Keneti Sio

SAGAGA 2

FAALOGO Ivins Chan K Tong

LIO loapo loapo

MAUALAIVAO Patelesio Ah Him

MAULOLO Tavita Amosa

SEIULI Ueligitone Seiuli

VAOTUUA Michael Falelua Toevai

SAGAGA 3

SALA Fata Pinati

SALA Vaimili II Uili

TUALA Olivetti Ah Him

SAGAGA 4

LIUTAGATA Poe Elama

TAGALOATELE Poloa

TUISA TULIMASEALII Tasi Patea

TULIMASEALII Samasoni Pomare

AANA ALOFI 1

FESOLAI Aleni Sofara

FESOLAI Logo Tepa Toloa (F)

FESOLAI APULU Tusiupu Tuigamala

TAUEVA Faafouina Mupo Sauvao

AANA ALOFI 2

AIONO Afaese Tolearoa

AIONO Tile Gafa

APENAMOEMANATUNATU Tuuau Letaulau

FALETUTULU Ameti Faletutulu

LOLOMATAUAMA Eseta Faalata Mataituli (F)

AANA ALOFI 3

AGASEATA Neemia Auvaa

AGASEATA Valelio Tanuvasa Peto

ILI Setefano Taateo Tafili

NIUAPU I. Faaui II Leiataualesa

SINAIFOA Vaimoana Sooaemalelagi

AANA ALOFI 4

AFAMASAGA TOEOLESULUSULU Lepuiai Rico Tupai

TAMANANA AFAMASAGA Uelese Tasolo

TAUFONO LEALNIEE LIOLEVAVE IFI Saipini

TOEOLESULUSULU Cedric Pose Salesa Schuster

TOLEAFOA Pili Afamasaga Asiata

AIGA I LE TAI

AUUAPAAU MULIPOLA Aloitafua

IFOPO MATIA Filisi Jahnke

LEIATAUALESĀ TAUPAU Mulipola Oliva

MULIPOLA Atonio Patua Mulipola

POULI Taialofa Naseri (F)

SEULU Esau Westerlund

 

FALELATAI MA SAMATAU

LUPEMATASILA GALUMALEMANA TOLOGATA TOGIA Tile Leia

PAU Roy Ausage

TAEFU Lemi Taefu

LEFAGA MA FALEASEELA

FUI LEAPAI Asofou So'o

LEMALU Enokati Posala Lemalu

LEMALU LEMAMEA Mathew Mualia

MASINALUPE Makesi Masinalupe

SUA Tanielu Sua

TOLEAFOA VAAFUSUAGA Ken Vaafusuaga Poutoa

SAFATA 1

AFEMATA PALUSALUE Faapo

LEAANA Ronnie Posini

TAFAFUNAI Aialii Anapu

SAFATA 2

LAUMATIAMANU Mathew Ringo Purcell

LEOTA-SUATELE Manusegi Tufele

NONU TEO LOMLALAGI Lose Niumata

TEO Faitele Afamasaga

TUPAI TUUGAMUSU Vaimagalo Arioga

VAATAUSILI Feata Toleafoa

SIUMU

ATUATASI Katifa Tuuu Faletoese Bryce (F)

FAALOGO Iosefo Sopi

MANO loelu

TUPUOLA MANO TEVASEU Sola Siaosi

TUUU Amaramo Sialaoa Agamalie

TUUU Anasii Leota

FALEALILI 1

AUMUA SIILIILI LEAVASA Isaia Lameko

LUPEOMANU Pelenato Fonoti

PINOFOAGA Poaneki Epati

TEO Uuvalu Mauga

TOELUPE Poumulinuku Onesemo

TUPUOLA Misi Tupuola

FALEALILI 2

FONOTI Samagapea Tuivasa Namulauulu

FUIMAONO TEO Samuelu Atiifale

MAIAVA FUIMAONO Viiga Fuimaono

VELETALOOLA FUIMAONO Lotomau Avauli

LOTOFAGA

FIAME Naomi Mataafa (F)

LEPA

FALETAGOAI Tausaga

TUILAEPA FATIALOFA AUELUA S. Malielegaoi

TUULA Kiliri Lafi Tuitui

ALEIPATA ITUPA I LUGA

AMITUANAI FAGAIVALU Kenrick Samu

FUAAVA SULUIMALO Amataga

TAUA Edmund Taufua

ALEIPATA ITUPA I LALO

FIUGALU Eteuati Eteuati

TAFUA Maluelue Tafua

TAUILIILI Kolose Fruean

VAA O FONOTI

FAUOO Fatu Tielu

LOGO Pelenatino Lavata'i

MAU'U Siaosi Puepuemai

TAUMAINAMOE Aufui Tuimalatu (F)

VALAAU TOGIA Maalaelu

ANOAMAA 1

ALAIASA MOEFAAUOUO MALAGAITUTOGIAI Sepulona Moananu

FONOTI LIMUTAU Menefata Faumuina Toso Asiata

LEULUAMA Vaai Faaee

MOLIOO Pio

TIALAVEA TUSA LENIU Tionisio Hunt

UPUOLEVAVAU Agnes Susi Togialeoli- Ugapol

ANOAMAA 2

LAUOFO FONOTOE NUAFESILI Pierre Lauofo

LEULUAIALII Joseph Fonoti Brown

TAIATU SULUTUMU Sasa Milo

TOOMATA Norah Leota (F)

TOOMATA Sunu Maea Leota

FAASALELEAGA 1

FIU Gasologa Foloki

MATAMUA SEUMANU Vasati Sili Pulufana (F)

SILI Epa Tuioti

FAASALELEAGA 2

GATOLOAIFAANA Amataga Gidlow(E)

MAGELE Sekati Fiaul

OLOAPU Ka lese

SUA Vivian Betham Leota-Suatele

FAASALELEAGA 3

LI'OMATUA AINUU Siaosi Sala'a

NAMULAUULU PAPALII LEOTA Sami Leota

PAPALII LIO OLOIPOLA Taeu Masipau

FAASALELEAGA 4

TEA TO'OALA Peato

TOFA Foleni Lio

TOOALA Fetauai Unasa Tiatia

UNASA Tauheia Levaai

UNASA Viane F. Toala

FAASALELEAGA 5

MATAFEO SEINAFOLAVA Reupena Matafeo

PESETA Vaifou Tevagaena

VUI SEINAFOLAVA Laniselota Lameko

GAGAEMAUGA 1

FAASOOTAULOA Malosi Kome

LAUFOU ALOFIPO Faamanu Manase

LEOA TAUTI Karepo Faaleolea

TEVAGA TUPUIVAO Mapusaga (F)

TUALA TEVAGA losefo Ponifasio

VAAAOAO Salumalo Alofipo

GAGAEMAUGA 2

NAFOITOA MATAIA VALU Talaimanu Keti

SEUAMULI Fasi Toma

GAGAIFOMAUGA 1

FAIMALOTOA Kika Stowers-Ah Kau (F)

LAVEA PESETA Lua Nafoi

TIMU Iakopo Timu

UUGA Venasio. I. Fidow

GAGAIFOMAUGA 2

LEPAILETAI Sifuiva leti T. Ngg Cho

MANUTA Lavamaile Uesile (F)

PEAUALA Titi Lamese

SOOALO UMI FEO Mene

VAELE PAIAAUA Iona Paiaaua Sekuini

GAGAIFOMAUGA 3

FAAULUSAU Rosa Lavea (F)

LAAULI Leuatea Polataivao Fosi

VAISIGANO 1

LOPAOO Natanielu Mua

NIUAVA Eti L. Malolo

TUIASAU Uelese Petaia

VAISIGANO 2

TAPULESATELE Mauteni Tamasone Metuli

VALASI LUAPITOFANUA TOOGAMAGA Tafite

FALEALUPO

FUIONO Tenina Chrichton

LEOTA AEAU Tima Leavai (F)

SOLIA Iosefo Kalolo

ALATAUA SISIFO

ALIIMALEMANU MOTI MOMOEMAUSU Alofa Tuuau (F)

LAFAITELE Patrick Leiataualesa

SEUULA Ioane

SALEGA 1

AFUALO Wood Uti Salele

FEPULEAI Faasavalu F. Sua

TOOMATA Aki Tuipea

SALEGA 2

MAE'E Ualesi Falefa Silva (F)

OLO Fiti Afoa Vaai

TAPUAI Etuale Vui Fala

TAPUAI FAALOGO TUPAI Pesa Ve'e

PALAULI 1

AFOA AMITUANAI Faleulu Mauli

AGAFILI Patisela Eteuati Tolovaa

LEALOFI Vagavao Lealofi

LEOTAMANUSALA Lene Leota

MULIPOLA Anarosa Ale Molioo (F)

TOILOLO Pisa Tafola Case

TUPAI Avala Savaiinaea

PALAULI 2

FAUMUINA TIATIA FAAOLATANE Liuga

LEOTA Laki Lamositele

TIATIA LAULU Mapesone Mapusua

SATUPAITEA

LAUTAFI Fio Selafi Purcell

TAVUI ASIATA TIAFAU Tafu Salevao

PALAULI 3

AIOLUPOTEA Toni Leleisiuao

FISO Taranaki Mailei I

LAGAALA Tiatuau Tufuga

LAULU laneta Chan Tung)

MATAAFA Fonofaavae Mataala

TAFILI Pesamino Niupulusu Leo

TUIFAASISINA MISA Lisati Leleisiuao Palemene

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