1967 Jamaican general election

General elections were held in Jamaica on 21 February 1967.[1] The result was a victory for the Jamaica Labour Party, which won 33 of the 53 seats. Voter turnout was 82.2%.[1]

1967 Jamaica general election
Jamaica
← 1962 21 February 1967 1972 →

53 seats in the House of Representatives
27 seats needed for a majority
Party Leader % Seats ±
JLP Donald Sangster 50.65 33 +7
PNP Norman Manley 49.08 20 +1
This lists parties that won seats. See the complete results below.
Prime Minister before Prime Minister after
Alexander Bustamante
JLP
Donald Sangster
JLP

ResultsEdit

PartyVotes%Seats+/–
Jamaica Labour Party224,18050.6533+7
People's National Party217,20749.0820+1
Jamaica United Party1630.040New
Jamaica We Party1330.030New
Republican Party450.010New
Independents8440.1900
Total442,572100.0053+8
Valid votes442,57299.05
Invalid/blank votes4,2430.95
Total votes446,815100.00
Registered voters/turnout543,30782.24
Source: Nohlen
Voting results
Jamaica Labour Party
50.65%
People's National Party
49.08%
Others
0.27%
Seat distribution
Jamaica Labour Party
62.26%
People's National Party
37.74%
Others
0%

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Dieter Nohlen (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume I, p430 ISBN 978-0-19-928357-6