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Jamaica General Election Results 1944 - present
This section provides information on general elections held in Jamaica from 1954 until present.  Click on the year or specific date for further information.

 OVERVIEW

Year Specific Date   Winning Party Total
Seats
Voter
Turnout
  Party % Votes Seats
1944 Thu, 14 Dec 1944   Jamaica Labour Party 41.67% 22 32 58.38%
1949 Tue, 20 Dec 1949   Jamaica Labour Party 42.71% 17 32 65.16%
1955 Wed, 12 Jan 1955   People's National Party 50.50% 18 32 65.11%
1959 Tue, 28 Jul 1959   People's National Party 54.79% 29 45 66.09%
1962 Tue, 10 Apr 1962   Jamaica Labour Party 50.04% 26 45 72.88%
1967 Tue, 21 Feb 1967   Jamaica Labour Party 50.65% 33 53 82.24%
1972 Tue, 29 Feb 1972   People's National Party 55.99% 37 53 78.88%
1976 Wed, 15 Dec 1976   People's National Party 56.77% 47 60 85.21%
1980 Thu, 30 Oct 1980   Jamaica Labour Party 58.88% 51 60 86.91%
1983 Thu, 15 Dec 1983   Jamaica Labour Party 89.67% 60 60 29.49%
1989 Thu, 9 Feb 1989   People's National Party 56.60% 45 60 78.38%
1993 Tue, 30 Mar 1993   People's National Party 59.98% 52 60 67.35%
1997 Thu, 18 Dec 1997   People's National Party 56.20% 50 60 65.22%
2002 Wed, 16 Oct 2002   People's National Party 51.81% 34 60 59.37%
2007 Mon, 3 Sep 2007   Jamaica Labour Party 50.27% 32 60 61.46%
2011 Thu, 29 Dec 2011   People's National Party 53.28% 42 63 53.26%
2016 Fri, 26 Feb, 2016   Jamaica Labour Party 50.08% 32 63 48.37%
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Key
JLP = Jamaica Labour Party; PNP = People's National Party; IND = Inpendent candidate; * Incumbent; ** Political Leader
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