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Jamaica Elections 2011 Results

All the ballots of Jamaica's 2011 general elections have been counted and the results show a landslide victory for the People's National Party led by Portia Simpson-Miller and a surprising defeat for the Andrew Holness led Jamaica Labour Party. Most pollsters had tipped the JLP to win a second term in office but the PNP has been returned the power as the many Jamaican's are disappointed with their handling of the economy. Stay tuned to for more election related updates as the unfold.
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PNP Defeat JLP to win 2011 Elections

Jamaica's opposition People's National Party has won national elections, preliminary results show, after a campaign dominated by the economy. If confirmed, the results will mean a return by PNP leader Portia Simpson Miller to the post of prime minister. Meanwhile, PM Andrew Holness will become one of the country's shortest-serving PMs in history. The snap election was called earlier this month by Mr Holness who succeeded Bruce Golding as leader in October. There was no immediate of claim of victory from Mrs Simpson Miller, but PNP campaign spokesman Delano Franklyn said the results left no room for doubt. Read more - BBC
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Election Day Announced – Dec 29th 2011

Leader of the Jamaica Labour Party and Prime Minister Andrew Holness finally announced the date for elections a short while ago at a mass meeting in Manchester. Nomination Day is set for Monday December 12, 2011 and the date of the general elections will be  (more…)