Jamaican general election, 1949

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General elections were held in Jamaica on 20 December 1949.[1] Although the People's National Party received more votes, the Jamaica Labour Party won a majority of seats. Voter turnout was 65.2%.[1]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/-
People's National Party 203,048 43.5 13 +8
Jamaica Labour Party 199,538 42.7 17 -5
United Party of Jamaica 1,110 0.2 0 New
Other parties 4,693 1.0 0
Independents 58,790 12.6 2 -3
Invalid/blank votes 9,928
Total 477,109 100 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