People's Freedom Movement

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The People's Freedom Movement was a political party in Jamaica. It first contested national elections in 1955, but received only 647 votes and failed to win a seat.[1] It did not contest any further elections.[2] The party made a submission to the Joint Select Committee considering Jamaica's independence constitution, arguing for the inclusion of a provision that would allow for a referendum on becoming a republic.[3] The submission was not accepted.[3]


  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume I, pp433-435 ISBN 978-0-19-928357-6
  2. ^ Nohlen, p432
  3. ^ a b Jamaica’s drift towards republicanism: Possible consequences for the Caribbean Constitution Net, 26 May 2016