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No Fraud In Election

Amid lingering questions about the conduct of the country’s 17th general election, Orrette Fisher, the man in charge of the electoral machinery, has received a huge vote of confidence from the head of the commission established to oversee its operation. Follow this link to read more.

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The Secrecy of the Vote

Details: Director of Elections Orrette Fisher wrote a letter to the editor to clarify recent public discussion around whether a politican can say if an elector voted, or how an elector voted in an election. The letter was published in the Jamaica Observer of January 30, 2014. Here is the

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Birth Certificates

A significant number of Jamaicans would be robbed of the right to vote if Parliament were to change the law to request would-be voters to produce a birth certificate as proof of age to register, according to Director of Elections Orette Fisher. Read more

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