1972 Jamaican general election

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General elections were held in Jamaica on 29 February 1972.[1] The result was a victory for the People's National Party, which won 37 of the 53 seats. Voter turnout was 78.9%.[1]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/-
People's National Party 266,927 56.4 37 +17
Jamaica Labour Party 205,587 43.4 16 -17
Christian Democratic Party 109 0.0 0 New
Independents 1,028 0.2 0 0
Invalid/blank votes 4,120
Total 477,771 100 53 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