Latest Election News

Political passion erupts on Duke Street

Supporters predict strong showing for JLP, PNP in upcoming polls as they cheer on leaders A sea of colour transformed a section of Duke Street in Kingston on Thursday as the annual ceremonial opening of Parliament got under way amid pomp and


Election takeover

Concerns raised as political parties accused of having nat’l issues drown out parochial talks at local gov’t level Political commentators are expressing worry that the issues affecting local governance have taken a backseat to nat


Holness’ conundrum

PM claims country in lag period between strengthened economy and translation to household benefits Prime Minister Andrew Holness says his administration is facing a real “conundrum” of turning frowns into smiles even as it preside


PNP still confident even as JLP dismisses findings of W’land poll

A claim by the opposition People’s National Party (PNP), that it is ahead in 60 per cent of the divisions in Westmoreland, has been rubbished by the ruling Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) which has styled the poll as bogus.


Battle for KGN

Parties using propitious internal polls to power up supporters in push to Feb 26 An intense battle for the Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Corporation (KSAMC) has Jamaica’s two main political parties claiming a majority of the division


Flagging the code Parties mark turf with impunity

Parties mark turf with impunity in absence of political referee As the local government election campaign reaches fever pitch, political flags and posters are being mounted in public spaces in sections of the island in clear violation of the


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Election News

#JAVOTES2024 | Manchester North Eastern running smoothly

Polling stations for the local government elections are in full swing at Christiana High School in Manchester North Eastern, under the watchful eye of supervisor Heather Cole. Her primary role is to ensure a seamless and orde

#JAVOTES2024 | Voter turnout at 11.12 per cent so far

The Electoral Commission of Jamaica is reporting that at 10 a.m., 11.12 per cent of the more than two million registered voters had turned out for voting in today's local government elections. This is slightly better than

#JAVOTES2024 | PNP’s Oliver Reid expresses concern about handling of ballots

The People's National Party's candidate for the Little London Division in Westmoreland Oliver Reid today raised concerns about the handling of ballots. According to him, he noticed instances where the ballots of