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JaVotes2020 | 139 Candidates To Contest September 3 General Election

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Source: Jamaica Gleaner


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A total of 139 candidates have been nominated to contest the September 3 general elections

The Jamaica Labour Party and the People’s National Party have each entered a full slate of 63 candidates.

Meanwhile, 13 independent candidates were nominated in the following constituencies:

1 - St Ann North Western

1 - Trelawny Northern

1 - Trelawny Southern

1 - St James Central

2 - Westmoreland Central

1 - Westmoreland Eastern

1 - Manchester Central

1 - Clarendon North Western

1 - St. Catherine North Western

1 - St. Catherine South Western

2 - St. Catherine North Central

The Electoral Office of Jamaica (EOJ) says of the 139 candidates, 105 males and 34 females.

The EOJ says it will now intensify preparations for the Special Services Voting Day on Monday, August 31.

On that day, Election Day Workers and members of the security forces will cast their ballots.

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