Tag: general election

Does New Voter Registration Matter?

As of May 31, 2016, a new voters’ list has been established by the Electoral Commission of Jamaica. You can see the full voters’ list here. This is the first update to the voters’ list since the February 25, 2016 general

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 1, 2016

No Fraud In Election – ECJ Head Gives Fisher 9 Out Of 10 For Performance. Amid lingering questions about the conduct of the country’s 17th general election, Orrette Fisher, the man in charge of the electoral machinery, has received a huge

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – February 29, 2016

New Polls Loom – Razor-Thin Majority Expected To Force Next Government Into Early Elections. Jamaica seems set to return to the polls in very short order, with indications that either of the two major parties that crawls out of last Thursday’s

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Election 2016 – Meet The MPs

The preliminary results are in, and a winner has been declared. Based on preliminary results, the JLP will form the new government as decided by the February 25, 2016 election. Below is a list of the winners in all 63

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – February 26, 2016

Ja Goes Green – JLP Prosperity Message Trumps Ruling Party. The Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) has rebounded from a turbulent four years to defy great political odds and seize the win in the nation’s 17th general election… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

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Jamaica’s Election History – Facts & Figures

Over the past few weeks, we have recapped all 16 general elections leading up to today’s polls. For all your election history, including the major concerns of the time, vote margins and total number of seats won by each major party –

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Here’s Why You Can’t Use Your Cell Phone Or Camera Inside A Polling Station

Two of the items in our election day DOs & DONT’S guide is related to cell phone usage at the polling station – specifically, telling you that it is not allowed. This might be hard for many in the social

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FYI – Your Employer MUST Give You Time To Vote

Tomorrow is election day, and up to 1,824,410 Jamaicans have the right to head to their respective polling stations to vote. Many of them are working people, and provision is made by law to allow workers time off from their jobs

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – February 24, 2016

Schools To Close, But Buses To Roll Tomorrow. Schools across the country will be closed tomorrow, public transportation will roll out as usual, though progressively slower, and commercial activities are expected to be less than brisk in some places… Read more

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Your Handy Election Day Guide

Election day preparation has reached fever pitch, as February 25 draws nearer. We have shared some very important information of what to expect on the big day over the past two weeks. Here we have compiled all the information in

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