Box 11 - Mathew Poia was the decider for the race between Samb and Alex Hoem Robert.
Despite Robert collecting a good 1,105, Samb climbed 89 votes higher to 6,576.
The absolute majority was 5,664.
Samb was declared the legitimate member at 4:30pm this afternoon by RO Theodore Maia at the counting venue, Gordon Police gymnasium.
Runner up Robert was 4,752.
This will be Samb's first full 5-year term.
He won the by-election after the passing of Daniel Mona in 2014.
He was member-elect for 18 months.