Local Government Election Results

Declared Seats

Party   Seats
JLP 129
NDM 0
PNP 96
IND 0
JAM 0
MGPPP 0
INDX 0
INDB 0
INDH 0
INDS 0
INDT 0
INDL 0
INDF 0
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Overall Votes
Party Party Votes
Jamaica Labour Party 287,776
National Democractic Movement 0
Peoples National Party 258,232
Independents 0
Jamaica Alliance Movement 8
Marcus Garvey People's Political Party 41
Independent X 13
Independent B 457
Independent H 2,681
Independent S 312
Independent T 58
Independent L 175
Independent F 228


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Result Summary

Total Summary/Party 2016 2012
Parish JLP PNP Other JLP PNP Other
Kingston 3 3 0 2 4 0
St. Andrew 18 16 0 12 22 0
St. Catherine 18 10 0 14 15 0
St. Thomas 5 5 0 3 7 0
Portland 7 2 0 4 5 0
St. Mary 10 3 0 5 8 0
St. Ann 11 5 0 5 11 0
Trelawny 6 3 0 4 4 1
St. James 14 3 0 4 12 0
Hanover 3 4 0 1 5 1
Clarendon 11 9 0 10 12 0
Manchester 6 9 0 4 11 0
St. Elizabeth 9 6 0 6 9 0
Westmoreland 5 9 0 0 14 0
Portmore 3 9 0 1 11 0
KSAC 21 19 0 14 26 0

Portmore Mayoral Race
Candidate Votes Votes Voter%
Leon Thomas PNP 12,939 53.64%
Keith Blake JLP 11,182 46.36%
Total Votes: 24,121 Counted Boxes: 332 of 332

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