Elections in Jamaica provides information on elections and election results in Jamaica.The Parliament of Jamaica has two chambers:The House of Representatives has 63 members, elected for a five-year term in single-seat constituencies.The Senate has 21 appointed members: 13 chosen by the Prime Minister and 8 by the Leader of the Opposition.Jamaica effectively has a two-party system: there are two dominant political parties, and it is difficult for other parties to achieve electoral success.Though the years are fixed due to the five-year term of the prime minister, the date of the election is traditionally announced by the ruling party a few months in advance.

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  • Elections in Jamaica provides information on elections and election results in Jamaica.The Parliament of Jamaica has two chambers:The House of Representatives has 63 members, elected for a five-year term in single-seat constituencies.The Senate has 21 appointed members: 13 chosen by the Prime Minister and 8 by the Leader of the Opposition.Jamaica effectively has a two-party system: there are two dominant political parties, and it is difficult for other parties to achieve electoral success.Though the years are fixed due to the five-year term of the prime minister, the date of the election is traditionally announced by the ruling party a few months in advance. Recently, there has been debate over whether this "flexible date" system is the best for Jamaica, or whether the government should switch to a fixed date system. (en)
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  • Elections in Jamaica provides information on elections and election results in Jamaica.The Parliament of Jamaica has two chambers:The House of Representatives has 63 members, elected for a five-year term in single-seat constituencies.The Senate has 21 appointed members: 13 chosen by the Prime Minister and 8 by the Leader of the Opposition.Jamaica effectively has a two-party system: there are two dominant political parties, and it is difficult for other parties to achieve electoral success.Though the years are fixed due to the five-year term of the prime minister, the date of the election is traditionally announced by the ruling party a few months in advance. (en)
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  • Elections in Jamaica (en)
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