Electoral system family - Samoa

Country: 
Samoa
Question: 
Electoral system family
Answer: 
Plurality/Majority
Source: 

Electoral Act, 1963 (amended 2010)

Section 71:  The elector … shall there alone and secretly indicate on the ballot paper the candidate or candidates for whom he or she desires to vote by marking a cross in a square set opposite to the name of each.

Section 80: The Head of State shall:

(a) receive from the [Electoral] Commissioner the return of the writ issued by the Head of State to the Commissioner to conduct elections; and (b) by warrant under his or her hand declare the successful candidate or candidates to be elected.