By-election recounting not finished

November 02, 2017
Member of Patliament for St Mary West Robert Montaque (right) overseeing proceedings at the Broadgate Community Centre polling stations during the by-election in St Mary South East on Monday.


The final counting of votes for the October 30 by-elections have been completed in two of the three constituencies. The returning officer for St Andrew Southern completed the count at 3:45 p.m. yesterday and the count in St Andrew South Western concluded on Tuesday.

There are 18 boxes left to be counted in St Mary South Eastern.

The returning officer for each constituency must submit the results to the director of elections within seven days after completing the final count.

After receiving the results, the director of elections will then advise the Governor-General and the clerk to the Houses of Parliament as to the winning candidates.

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