KINGSTON, Jamaica; The Electoral Office of Jamaica (EOJ) is adding the finishing touches to preparations for the by-election in the Clarendon South Eastern constituency scheduled for Monday, March 2.
The polls will open at 7:00am and will close at 5:00pm, afterwhich the preliminary counting of ballots will immediatly take place.
Training has been completed for all 350 Election Day workers (Presiding Officers, Poll Clerks and Supervisors) who will be deployed to conduct the polls in 135 polling stations across 33 voting locations constituency-wide. The Election Day workers have been specially selected from outside of the constituency under the EOJ’s Specialist Election Day Worker programme, to man the polling stations.
There are 41,308 registered voters in the Clarendon South Eastern constituency, as per the November 30, 2019 voters’ list that will be used for the by-election. Only electors registered to vote in this constituency will be allowed to vote in the upcoming by-election.
Candidates are being reminded that election campaigning ceases on Sunday March 1; 24 hours before the start of polling on March 2.
Electors who are still unclear where to vote may check the Electoral Commission of Jamaica’s website at www.ecj.com.jm and click on “Query The Voters’ List” to find out at which polling station they are to cast their ballots.
Electors are being reminded to take their Voters ID card to the polling station and that the use or display of cell phones or cameras is not allowed inside polling stations.