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Final Counts Completed for Local Govt Elections EOJ summoned to three Magisterial Recounts

KINGSTON, Jamaica; The Electoral Office of Jamaica (EOJ) completed the final counting of ballots for the mayoral elections in the Municipality of Portmore on Friday, December 2. This concludes

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Local Govt Election final count underway

KINGSTON, Jamaica; The final counting of votes for the Local Government Elections begins today, November 29 at designated counting centres island-wide. The Electoral Office of J

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Forty-one percent turnout for special services voters

KINGSTON, Jamaica; The Electoral Office of Jamaica (EOJ) on Saturday, November 26, completed the sorting of ballots for special services voting for the Local Government Elections. The sorting of

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Voters allowed time-off to vote on Election Day

KINGSTON, Jamaica; Registered voters who intend to cast their ballots in the upcoming Local Government Election are entitled to three hours’ time-off from work on Election Day. The three

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Director of Elections appeals to Employers for Election Day Workers

KINGSTON, Jamaica; Several persons who have been selected to serve as Election Day Workers in the upcoming Local Government Elections have been withdrawing from Election duties

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Independent candidate withdraws from Local Govít Elections

KINGSTON, Jamaica; Marlon Mitchell, the independent candidate for the Bellefield Division in Manchester Central has formally withdrawn his candidacy from the 2016 Local Governme

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489 Candidates Nominated for Local Govít Elections

KINGSTON, Jamaica; A total of 489 candidates were nominated to contest the Local Government Elections scheduled for November 28. This includes 487 candidates vying for seats in the 228 Electoral

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EOJ Intensifies Preparations for Local Gov't Elections

KINGSTON, Jamaica; In light of the announcement that the Local Government Elections will be held on Monday, November 28, the Electoral Office of Jamaica (EOJ) has intensified preparations for t

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May 2016 Voters List published with 26, 259 more names

KINGSTON, JAMAICA – The May 2016 voters’ list was published on Tuesday, May 31 with a total of 1,849,012 registered electors. A total of 26, 259 new names have been added to the lis

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Reject All Forms of Political Violence

Jamaica has achieved significant gains in electoral reform and transformation over the last 30 years.

The country’s successes in this area stand as a model for many countries

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ECJ proposes dual elections as optional, not compulsory

3 August, 2015

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Electoral Commission of Jamaica (ECJ) is proposing that legislative changes be made to facilitate the possibility of holding local governm

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ECJ & NIA to host island-wide public forums

20 May 2015

KINGSTON, Jamaica— The Electoral Commission of Jamaica will on May 28 host the first of a series of public forums across the country to improve knowledge of the e

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Deputy Director of Elections Heads CARICOM Mission to Guyana Election

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KINGSTON, Jamaica— Deputy Director of Elections in Jamaica Earl Simpson is currently leading a CARICOM observer mission to Guyana’s May 11 general el

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Portmore Municipal Elections 2016

 

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