Latest Election News

Herbert Gayle | Young Jamaican Voters: Apathy, Vote Selling And Punishment For The PNP

Since my return from school in England in 2007, I have research/covered every general election. During this period, three connected characteristics of young voters have fascinated me: growing apathy, growing incidence of vote selling, and an...

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Source: Jamaica Gleaner

Critical issues not addressed in Tuesday's social debate, says commentator

Political commentator Shalman Scott has said said critical issues were not adequately addressed during Tuesday night's national debate involving the Jamaica Labour Party and the People's National Party.

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We’re Not Sacrificial Lambs - St Catherine Comrades Say They Have Fighting Chance In JLP Strongholds

Candidates running against strong incumbents in constituencies that are considered safe seats are usually seen as sacrificial lambs. In the constituencies of St Catherine 

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#JaVotes2020 | PNP Promises Money For Utility Bills

The Opposition People’s National Party (PNP) says it will pay $4,000 monthly toward the light and water bills of each household if it wins next week's general elections. 

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Source: Jamaica Gleaner

Hanna Accuses Gov’t Of Undermining Water Access In PNP Constituencies, Green Rebuffs

People’s National Party (PNP) campaign spokesperson and Member of Parliament for St Ann South East Lisa Hanna has accused the Government of undermining access to water in constituencies represented by the party. Hanna made the claim...

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JLP Promises 10,000 Houses For Youth

The ruling Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) has outlined a programme of land and homeownership in its 102-page manifesto entitled ‘Stronger Future’, which was launched via a virtual press conference on Tuesday. The document, which lays out the JL

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Election News

Police Probing Fatal Shooting Of Man By JLP Caretaker

A police probe has been launched into the shooting death of a man by a Jamaica Labour Party caretaker/councillor in St Andrew on Monday night. Reports reaching The Gleaner are that about 9 o'clock the caretaker was at a traffic light along on...

Patterson: PNP Will Bounce Back - Won’t Back Phillips Replacement As Golding Hints At Leadership Ambitions

Though badly bruised from its pummelling at the polls on September 3, the People’s National Party (PNP) will recover from its worst electoral beating in 40 years, 

Golding Says He’s Ready To Rebuild PNP

Mark Golding has given the clearest indication yet that he intends to run for the presidency of the beleaguered Opposition People’s National Party (PNP)  In an Instagram post this morning, the St Andrew Southern Member of Parliament told...