Jamaican general election, 1980

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General elections were held in Jamaica on 30 October 1980.[1] The result was a victory for the Jamaica Labour Party, which won 51 of the 60 seats. Voter turnout was 86.9%.[1]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/-
Jamaica Labour Party 502,115 58.9 51 +38
People's National Party 350,064 41.1 9 -38
Independents 527 0.1 0 New
Invalid/blank votes 8,040
Total 860,746 100 60 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