Jamaican general election, 1955

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General elections were held in Jamaica on 12 January 1955.[1] The result was a victory for the People's National Party, which won 18 of the 32 seats. Voter turnout was 65.1%.[1]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/-
People's National Party 245,750 50.5 18 +5
Jamaica Labour Party 189,929 39.0 14 -3
Farmers' Party 13,258 2.7 0 New
National Labour Party 6,004 1.2 0 New
People's Freedom Movement 647 0.1 0 New
Republican Party 108 0.0 0 New
Independents 30,948 6.4 0 -2
Invalid/blank votes 9,036
Total 495,680 100 32 0
Source: Nohlen

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume I, p430 ISBN 978-0-19-928357-6