Rep. Aumua Amata

Delegate from American Samoa’s At-Large District, Republican

Amata, a Republican, is the delegate from American Samoa and has served since Jan 6, 2015 (next election in 2018).

Because American Samoa is a territory of the United States, and not a state, it has no senators or representatives in Congress. Instead it sends a delegate to the House of Representatives with essentially no voting privileges. Delegates have a marginal role in Congress and their constituents are not represented in Congress in the same manner as most citizens.

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Analysis

Read our 2016 Report Card for Amata.

Our unique analysis of the bills Amata sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the .

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the in . The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Amata is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Committee Membership

Aumua Amata sits on the following committees:

The 115th Congress began at noon on January 3, 2017. Committee assignments for the new Congress have not yet been made. The committee membership information below is as of the end of the 114th Congress, on January 3, 2017.

Enacted Legislation

Amata was the primary sponsor of 3 bills that were enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Amata sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Labor and Employment (33%) Commerce (22%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (22%) Transportation and Public Works (22%)

Recent Bills

Some of Amata’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Primary Sources

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