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Phillips says he will retire from politics if his party loses today's election

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Source: RadioJamaica News


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Opposition Leader Dr. Peter Phillips has confirmed that he will retire from politics if the People's National Party loses today's general election.

He spoke with the media while voting at Reach Academy in Barbican, St. Andrew.

While continuing to express supreme confidence in his party's chances of winning the election, Dr. Phillips did not hesitate when asked if a loss would mean the end of his political career.

He was asked: "Just to be clear; are you saying... that if you lose the election today you're going to be retiring from politics, or stepping down as Party Leader (President of the People's National Party)?"

His response: "Both. Both."

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