Election Watch 2015 – September 21, 2015

Welcome to our weekly election watch feature that gathers any and every news related article associated with the upcoming general election. Check out the election related stories up to September 21, 2015 and our #ElectionJA


  1. Comrades In Celebratory Mood At Conference. THEY CAME from near and far for the People’s National Party’s (PNP) 77th Annual Conference, transforming the National Arena into a sea of orange with a sprinkling of yellow – a colour made more popular in the party by President Portia Simpson Miller during the leadership run-off in 2006…Read more Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. PNP General Secretary Calls For Tribunal To Settle Internal Disputes. Despite claims from party president, Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller, that mechanisms are in place to deal with the number of nasty conflicts within the ranks of the People’s National Party (PNP), a senior member has…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Comrades Tune Up Election Machinery At Delegates Session. In what is generally accepted to be its last annual conference before the next general election, the People’s National Party (PNP) cranked up its election machinery yesterday as it prepared for an all-out attempt to retain power…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Uneventful First Day At PNP Conference. AFTER AN uneventful first day, delegates of the People’s National Party (PNP) are today expected to engage in deliberations on the party’s preparedness for a general election. The music of…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. PNP Annual Conference Starts Today. The three-day People’s National Party (PNP) annual conference gets under way this morning at the National Arena. During the first two days of the 77th annual confab – today and tomorrow – delegates are expected to engage in the private session…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. JLP To Interview Three Aspirants For NE St Catherine. Three political aspirants are today scheduled to be interviewed by the secretariat of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) as they seek to become its candidate in North East St Catherine. Former South Central St Catherine Member of Parliament Sharon Hay-Webster; Dr Lennon Richardson, a former two-time…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  7. Redman For NE St Bess – Pryce Withdraws, PNP Rejects Spencer. Businessman Evon Redman is set to represent the People’s National Party (PNP) in North East St Elizabeth. The Gleaner understands that members of the party hierarchy signed…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  8. ‘I Am Back’ – Kern Spencer Ready To Head Back To North East St Elizabeth If PNP Rejects Pryce, Redman. Kern Spencer has revealed that he is considering a return to representational politics, a career path he abandoned after he was charged with corruption and money laundering in 2008 but…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com