All Female Team Aims to be on the Ballot

American Samoa’s first all female gubernatorial team, Fatumalala L. A. Al-Shehri for governor and Leah A. Smith for lieutenant governor, say they have not given up their plans to be on the ballot on November 3rd.
Because of the suspension of flights both candidates have been stranded off island but have been given the go ahead by the Election Office to have a local representative complete and file their nominating petitions.
The team announced their candidacies in July of last year.  In an interview with Fatumalala  Friday she told KHJ News that they hope to file their nomination papers by the September 1st deadline so that they can be a choice for the office of governor and lt governor.
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