Latest Election News

Voter turnout inches up to 25 per cent

The Electoral Office of Jamaica (EOJ) is reporting that there has been a slight increase in voter turn-out for today's local government election.


Powell on tricky wicket in Malvern

Three hours before the close of polls in the local government election, former Jamaica and West Indies cricketer Darren Powell is relying in the work he has done


Moore predicts another Westmoreland PNP sweep

The Mayor of Sav-la-mar Betel Moore is predicting another sweep of the Westmoreland Parish Council for the People’s National Party.


St James voters say no thanks to free ride

With both major political parties fighting for control of the St James Parish Council in the second city, party workers have been trying to bring out as many voters as possible.


Little excitement in Portmore

There is little excitement in the Portmore Municipality where the race is on for the only directly-elected Mayor in Jamaica.


West Kingston polling stations open late

The Electoral Office of Jamaica (EOJ) is reporting that of the 6,630 polling stations islandwide 60 opened late.


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Election News

Next councillor must deliver water to Red Hills

Whoever eventually wins the Red Hills division in the Kingston and St Andrew Corporation would, partly, have done so by satisfying residents that their cries for water will not fall on deaf ears.

Local Gov't 2016 : Woman quits marketing job to run as councillor

Two years ago, Withney Smith quit her day job and returned to her home in Brompton, St Elizabeth, to get involved in politics.

Letter Of The Day | Autonomy For Local Government

Jamaicans are now preparing for another round of delayed local government elections that seemed set to be kicked further down the road by another administration that would rather have enough political mileage on their opponents before allowing Jamaican