Election News

Green votes with his green donkey

TRELAWNY, Jamaica – Salomon 'Peng' Green from Warsop District in the South Trelawny constituency says he brought out his donkey for a shower today because it doesn't like to ...

JLP wins Kingston Central, leads polls after 23 seats declared

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The People's National Party (PNP) has lost one of its safe seats as the ruling Jamaica Labour Party leads the polls with nine of 15 seats so far declared....

Elderly voter bemoans slow pace at St Andrew Eastern polling station

ST ANDREW, Jamaica — After waiting approximately 15 minutes in line without any form of social distancing being observed, frustration set in for 83-year-old Lloyd Johnson who...

Fayval sights victory

KINGSTON, Jamaica— Three hours after the polls opened for Jamaicans to vote in the country's 18th general election, the incumbent Member of Parliament for St Andrew Eastern ...

COVID fears deter elderly electors in St Catherine NW

ST CATHERINE, Jamaica — Voting was at a trickle at polling divisions across the St Catherine North West constituency this morning. Early voters in Bambury started lining up ...

78-y-o St Andrew West Rural voter believes prosperity lies in repentance

ST ANDREW, Jamaica — Seventy-eight-year-old Dida Davis is imploring Jamaicans to repent and turn to the Lord if they expect better days. Davis, who made her way up the steep...

COVID protocols observed as voters cast ballots in St James West Central

ST JAMES, Jamaica — Voting is now on in earnest at the Mount Salem Junior High School in Montego Bay in the St James West Central constituency. The incumbent Marlene Malahoo...

ECJ activates call centre after high traffic on website

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Electoral Commission of Jamaica (ECJ) says an overwhelming number of electors have been accessing its website to find out where they are to vote in to...

MADNESS! Revellers stage party in heart of PM's constituency

ST ANDREW, Jamaica — Men, women and children are ignoring the COVID-19 threat and staging a major party outside the Olympic Gardens Civic Centre in the heart of Prime Ministe...

Two women tell why they support Tomlinson, Cuthbert Flynn

KINGSTON, Jamaica— Daphne Boothe, a supporter of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP), says she is anticipating better infrastructure and quality of life from her next representati...

First-timer Davis hopes for win for JLP in Hanover Western

HANOVER, Jamaica — The Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) candidate for Hanover Western Tamika Davis has cast her vote in today's general election. Davis cast her vote about 9:30 am...

Grange wants more than a 'dibby dibby' victory

CHAIRMAN of the Jamaica Labour Party's (JLP) Campaign Committee Olivia “Babsy” Grange has urged Labourites to ensure a “crushing victory” for the party in t...

Confident Wright says PNP will retain Trelawny Northern

TRELAWNY, Jamaica — People's National Party (PNP) incumbent for Trelawny Northern Victor Wright, who is facing off with the Jamaica Labour Party's (JLP's) Tova Hamilton and i...

Trelawny voters bemoan lengthy wait at polling station

TRELAWNY, Jamaica — Despite the slow voting process and the sweltering heat, 23-year-old Shane Weir is adamant that he is going to cast his ballot before the close of polls t...

Complaints of slow pace as COVID rules kick in Manchester Central

MANCHESTER, Jamaica— Electors at several polling stations in the Manchester Central constituency are complaining that there is a slow pace in voting at polling stations. &#...