Vote Margins In The Last Four Elections- 2002, 2007, 2011, and 2016 (With Excel Download File)

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.

new constituencies 2016 2


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)

switch thrice 2016 2


9 constituencies changed party twice in the last four elections.

switch twice 2016 2


4 constituencies changed party once in the last four elections.

switch once 2016 2


44 constituencies remained with one party or the other in these four elections, with fluctuations in vote margin in each of the four elections. 

unchanged seats 2016 2


The full table with margins in each constituency for the last four elections is available below and is sorted in alphabetically by constituency name.

2016 2011 2007 2002 vote margins

To download the Excel file for the image above, click 2016 2011 2007 2002 vote margins.