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Election day workers, police, soldiers to vote Monday


Source: Jamaica Gleaner

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Election day workers, the police and military personnel will vote on Monday - three days ahead of the rest of the population.


Some 31,084 election day workers, 11,512 police officers, and 4,181 soldiers are eligible to vote.


Voting will take place at 169 locations for election day workers and 28 locations for the police and military.


Proceedings will begin at 8:00 a.m. and close at 4:00 p.m. 


Under the Representation of the People Act, provisions are made for the security forces, as well as election day workers, to vote three days before the rest of the population, so that they are available for duty on election day.

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