Election News

PNP strongman Dayton Campbell sent packing

KRYSTAL Lee rode a sweeping wave of individual and party popularity to upstage People's National Party (PNP) incumbent Dr Dayton Campbell for the St Ann North Western seat, yesterd...

PNP hurt by JLP strapping

STRUGGLING to deal with a thrashing, the likes of which the People's National Party (PNP) had not received since 1980, the majority of the party's leaders were absent from their Ol...

Former MP Kellier rallies with Small in St James Southern

ST JAMES, Jamaica — Despite not being on the ballot for the first time in over 30 years, former Member of Parliament for St James Southern, Derrick Kellier, was on the hustin...

Early voting problems in St Catherine South Eastern and North Eastern

ST CATHERINE, Jamaica— Slow moving lines and inadequate seating arrangements for the elderly were among the early noticeable problems in the battleground constituencies of St...

BATTLE FOR THE WEST

MONTEGO BAY, St James -The two major political parties are brimming with confidence of gaining control of the majority of parliamentary seats across western Jamaica in today's ge...

All set, says EOJ

JUST under 7,000 polling stations across the island are expected to be open today as Jamaicans go to the polls in the country's 18th general election. The Electoral Office of Jama...

PNP's Wint accuses JLP candidate of vote buying in St Ann SW

CAVE VALLEY, St Ann — People's National Party (PNP) candidate Valenton Wint has accused incumbent Zavia Mayne and his team of vote buying in their run off for the St Ann Sout...

EU ambassador pleased with election process, but concerned about slow pace

ST MARY, Jamaica – Malgorzata Walsilewska, Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Jamaica, says she is pleased with the process of the election day activities so far...

Mixed reaction from voters in Hanover Western

HANOVER, Jamaica — Voting is progressing smoothly and in some cases, slowly in the Hanover Western constituency from as early as 7:00 am. A number of polling stations were v...

Andrew takes aim at 40

KINGSTON, Jamaica— Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) leader, Prime Minister Andrew Holness, has confirmed reports that his party is aiming for at least 40 of the 63 seats in Parliam...

Both parties confident of taking control of St James Central

ST JAMES, Jamaica — The Jamaica Labour Party's Heroy Clarke is hopeful of securing victory and a second term despite the slow process of voting across the St James Central co...

91-y-o votes first at Troy Primary in Trelawny Southern

TRELAWNY, Jamaica — Scores of residents from the Troy, New Hope and sections of Wilson's Run districts in South Trelawny turned out to vote this morning, however, it was 91-y...

Voting off to smooth start in Red Hills

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Electors in the Red Hills division of St Andrew West Rural have turned out in droves to cast their vote. From as early 6:30 am, voters lined up at the Re...

Floyd Green says he is well set to retain his seat

ST ELIZABETH, Jamaica — Though worried by frustrating delays for voters, the ruling Jamaica Labour Party's Floyd Green believes he is well set to retain the St Elizabeth Sout...

Imani jives with supporters during walkthrough of Kingston central communities

KINGSTON, Jamaica — People's National Party candidate for Kingston Central Imani Duncan Price danced wildly with supporters during a walk through of communities in the consti...