At the national level, Samoa elects a legislature. The Fono or Legislative Assembly has 49 members elected for a five-year term, 47 members out of the matai (traditional heads of families) six of whom are elected from two-seat constituencies and 35 from single-seat constituencies, and 2 members by the non-Samoan nationals.

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  • At the national level, Samoa elects a legislature. The Fono or Legislative Assembly has 49 members elected for a five-year term, 47 members out of the matai (traditional heads of families) six of whom are elected from two-seat constituencies and 35 from single-seat constituencies, and 2 members by the non-Samoan nationals. The head of state is elected for a five-year term by the parliament.The voting age in Samoa is 21.Samoa has a two-party system, which means that there are two dominant political parties. (en)
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  • At the national level, Samoa elects a legislature. The Fono or Legislative Assembly has 49 members elected for a five-year term, 47 members out of the matai (traditional heads of families) six of whom are elected from two-seat constituencies and 35 from single-seat constituencies, and 2 members by the non-Samoan nationals. (en)
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  • Elections in Samoa (en)
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