Andrew Holness is Jamaica's Prime Minister-Elect

Andrew Holness of the JLP is Jamaica’s Prime Minister-Elect

The Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) has won the 2016 General Election.

According to information reaching Dominica News Online (DNO), preliminary results from all 63 contested seats show the JLP securing 33 seats while the incumbent People’s National Party won 30.

The PNP’s loss signals the end of the prime ministership of Portia Simpson Miller who is expected to be replaced by JLP leader, Andrew Holness.

The results show that it was a close fight for the JLP in the following four constituencies:

St. Andrew Eastern, the JLP won by 157 votes.
St. Mary South Eastern, the JLP won by 127 votes.
St. Ann South Western, the JLP won by 120 votes.
St. Catherine North Eastern, the JLP won by 121 votes.