EOJ Fully Geared Up for By-Elections

The Electoral Office of Jamaica (EOJ) says it’s in full preparation mode for the by-elections in the St. Andrew North Western constituency and the Norman Gardens division.

The by-elections are scheduled for March 5. The EOJ, on February 5, submitted a $41-million budget to the Ministry of Finance for conducting the elections.

A sum of $26.8-million has been estimated for the by-election in St. Andrew North Western, while $13.9-million has been allocated for the Norman Gardens division.

Nomination Day is set for Monday, February 12.

A total of 112 polling stations across 21 voting locations will be used in North Western St. Andrew and 52 polling stations across 12 locations will be used in the Norman Gardens division.

A total of 420 Election Day workers will be required to conduct both elections. There are some 13,500 registered voters in the Norman Gardens division and around 30-thousand in the St. Andrew North Western constituency.

Electors can confirm if their name is on the current voters’ list by visiting the EOJ’s website.

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