The Opposition People’s National Party, PNP, has a higher net positive rating than the governing Jamaica Labour Party, JLP.
When the Bluedot pollsters put the question of people’s perception of the political parties, 33 per cent of Jamaicans had a positive perception of the JLP, as opposed to 27 per cent who had a positive perception of the PNP.
However, the JLP had a higher combined negative rating of 33 per cent, while the PNP has a combined negative rating of 30 per cent.
When the PNP’s negative rating is subtracted from the positive rating, the party is left with a net positive rating of three.
When the JLP’s negative rating is subtracted from the positive, the party is left with a net positive rating of one.