This post shows vote margins in the four most recent general elections in Jamaica. Note that the colour of the box indicates the party that won the seat in that year and the tables are sorted by 2016 vote margin.
3 constituencies had no election data for 2002 and 2007 due to the boundary revision process undertaken by the ECJ for the 2011 election. Click here to read more on this, Report to Parliament-Boundaries Revision January 2010.
In the 3 constituencies newly created in 2011, two remained with the same party in both the 2011 and 2016 elections, while the other switched from one party to the other in the 2016 election.
3 constituencies changed parties three times, going from one party to the next in each of the last four elections. The trend for all 3 seats went with the national tide in that election year, that is JLP (2016) – PNP (2011) – JLP (2007) – PNP (2002)
9 constituencies changed party twice in the last four elections.
4 constituencies changed party once in the last four elections.
To download the Excel file for the image above, click 2016 2011 2007 2002 vote margins.