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In Samoa there is a constitutional monarch—currently His Highness Malietoa Tanumafili II—who is head of state and has the power to dissolve the 49-member legislature (Fono). The prime minister is head of government. The members of the legislative assembly, who must have matai titles, are elected for five-year terms. The voting age is 21.

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