Jamaican general election, 1962

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General elections were held in Jamaica on 10 April 1962.[1] The result was a victory for the Jamaica Labour Party, which won 26 of the 45 seats. Voter turnout was 72.9%.[1]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/-
Jamaica Labour Party 288,130 50.0 26 +10
People's National Party 279,771 48.6 19 -10
People's Political Party 4,955 0.9 0 New
Independents 2,923 0.5 0 0
Invalid/blank votes 4,738
Total 580,517 100 45 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