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Jamaica's opposition party dominates elections

Jamaica's opposition party dominates elections

Preliminary results show that opposition leader Portia Simpson Miller has reclaimed leadership of Jamaica in a dramatic political comeback.
Election Director Orrette Fisher tells The Associated Press that based on preliminary results "it appears safe to say" that the 66-year-old Simpson Miller's party will return to power.
Fisher says he is waiting for all electoral officers to report to his office before he releases a final breakdown of parliamentary seat tallies. He expected his office to release the official count on Saturday.
Simpson Miller was tossed out of office four years ago in a narrow election defeat.
Her victory Thursday marks a major political comeback.


Updated : 2021-04-14 10:58 GMT+08:00