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Most PNP candidates selected for next election — Robinson

Sunday, September 22, 2019

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — Several candidates expected to represent the Opposition People's National Party (PNP) in the next parliamentary election have been assigned to respective constituencies, PNP General Secretary Julian Robinson disclosed this afternoon.

Robinson was reporting on the discussion that took place at the private session of the PNP's Annual Conference, which took place at Jamaica College in St Andrew on Saturday.

He said in region one, which covers St Ann and Trelawny, all six candidates are in place.

In region two, which covers St Mary, Portland and St Thomas, all seven candidates are in place.

For region three, which covers Kingston and St Andrew, nine out of 15 candidates are in place Robinson said.

Thirteen of 17 candidates are in place in region four of the party, which covers St Catherine and Clarendon.

In region six, which covers St James, Hanover, and Westmoreland, nine out of 10 candidates are in place.

"So your party is getting ready for that time, whenever that is, to lead [you] in government," Robinson told PNP supporters at the National Arena in Kingston this afternoon.

"I assure you Comrades your party is in good hands. We are working," he added.

More than 20 new candidates are among those in place.


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