Final Count for Clarendon South Eastern By-election

KINGSTON, Jamaica; The final count for the by-election in the constituency of Clarendon South Eastern began on Tuesday, March 3 and concluded on Wednesday, March 4. The final results are as follows:


Party Candidate

Votes Received

% of Total Votes Cast Rejected Ballots Total Votes Cast Total # on Voters List Voter Turnout
JLP Pearnel P. Charles Jr. 6,846 89% 119 7,706 41,308 18.6%
IND Dereck Lambert 741 10%


Of the 41,308 eligible electors in Clarendon South Eastern, 7,706 ballots were cast, representing a voter turnout of 18.6%. The Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) candidate Pearnel Charles Jr. received 6,846 votes, which is 88% of the votes cast. The Independent candidate Dereck Lambert polled 741 votes, representing 10% of the total votes cast. There were 119 rejected ballots.


After completing the final count, the Returning Officer for each election has seven days within which to submit a report to the Director of Elections.


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