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All Systems Go for Clarendon South Eastern By-election

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.

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EOJ Joins CARICOM Mission to Guyana

KINGSTON, Jamaica; Mr. Glendon Bennett and Reverend Lenworth Sterling from the Electoral Office of Jamaica (EOJ) will form part of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Election Observation Mission to the General and Regional Elections in Guyana scheduled for Monday, March 2.   Mr. Bennett, Operations Manager and Reverend Sterling, Returning Officer

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PORTLAND EASTERN BY-ELECTION DISCLOSURE REPORT

Kingston, Jamaica. In a disclosure report published by the Electoral Commission of Jamaica (ECJ) today February 27, 2020 the Portland Eastern By Election saw the People’s National Party (PNP) receiving a total of forty-seven million, seven hundred and sixty-one thousand and five dollars (J$47,761,005.00) in monetary contributions and the Jamaica

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Zaila McCalla Appointed ECJ Commissioner

(r-l) The Honourable Earl Jarrett, Acting Chairman of the Electoral Commission of Jamaica (ECJ) welcomes newly appointed ECJ Selected Commissioner the Honourable Zaila McCalla who received her Instrument of Appointment at a meeting of the Commission on Monday, February 24. They are joined by fellow Selected Commissioners Professor Alvin Wint

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ECJ Chairman retires after 19 years of service

KINGSTON, Jamaica; The Honourable Dorothy Pine-McLarty, Chairman of the Electoral Commission of Jamaica (ECJ), has retired after 19 years of service. Mrs. Pine-McLarty joined the Commission (then Electoral Advisory Committee) in December 2000 as a Selected Commissioner. In 2013, she was appointed Chairman of the ECJ, serving in that capacity

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Update on the Voter ID Renewal Process

The Electoral Commission of Jamaica is aware of the misinformation being circulated on social media regarding the renewal of Voter ID Cards. We announced in 2017, the two year extension of all voter ID cards and hasten to state that all ID Cards are still valid until December of this

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