KINGSTON, Jamaica; An entity declared to be the Jamaica Progressive Party (JPP) has applied to the Electoral Commission of Jamaica (ECJ) to be registered as Jamaica’s fourth political party. The…
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Jun 03Fourth Political Party Applies for Registration
Jun 02Hon. Earl Jarrett Elected as Chairman of the ECJ
KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Honourable Earl Jarrett O.J., C.D. J.P, Hon. LL.D has been selected as Chairman of the Electoral Commission of Jamaica (ECJ), effective March 1, 2020.…
May 20May 31 Voters’ List to be published July 31
KINGSTON, Jamaica; The Voters’ List scheduled for publication on May 31, 2020 will be delayed until July 31, 2020 due to the continued impact of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).…
May 13Returning Officers’ Sittings rescheduled to June 9, 10 or 11.
Individuals seeking to be added to the Voters’ List who received summons to appear before the Returning Officer for his or her Constituency are being advised that Sittings have been…
May 18House Passes Political Parties Registration Regulations
The House of Representatives, on Wednesday (May 17), approved the Political Parties Registration Regulations 2017, Resolution. The Regulations, which were drafted by the Electoral Commission of Jamaica (ECJ) under the…
May 09Orrette Fisher on Caricom mission to Bahamas
Director of Elections Orrette Fisher is expected to serve as deputy chief of mission for the Caribbean Community (Caricom) electoral observation mission to The Bahamas. The delegation will observe that…
Mar 03March 27 By-Election In Greater Portmore
A date has been set for the Greater Portmore North Division by-election in the St.Catherine South constituency. The date has been set for Monday, March 27. Nomination day is next…
Jan 27Gleaner Honour Awards | Dorothy Pine-McLarty, OJ – A Life Of Service
“We must transmit our country Jamaica, not only not less but greater, better and more beautiful than it was transmitted to us.” These are the words Dorothy Pine-McLarty has lived…