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Hustling to Brown's Town for PNP rally ... Upbeat comrade certain of election win

Published:Sunday | November 8, 2015 | 6:22 PMDaraine Luton, Senior Staff Reporter
Comrades filing into Brown's Town square for the PNP's mass rally.
Elaine Hylton
Comrades gather in St Ann for the PNP's mass rally
President of the Senate Floyd Morris greets Comrades in Brown's Town St Ann at the PNP mass rally.
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Sixty-eight year old Elaine Hylton hustles into Brown's Town square in North West St Ann, blowing her vuvuzuela and declaring victory for the People's National Party (PNP) in the upcoming general election.

"Labour wrong caah win down yah," said Hylton.

Brown's Town is the venue for the third in a series of mass meetings planned by the PNP.

The community falls in a constituency now represented by one of its own, Dr Dayton Campbell who unseated the Jamaica Labour Party's Othneil Lawrence by just over 800 votes to break a 'drought' for the PNP that dated back to 2002.

"A di boss dat. Him do great things here," said Hylton of her MP.

She said it will be impossible for Lawrence to stop Campbell in the upcoming polls.

Scores of people are pouring into the square in anticipation of an address by party president, Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller.

The PNP controls three of the four seats in St Ann –  South East St Ann, represented by Lisa Hanna, which is a PNP strong hold, South West St Ann which fell to Keith Walford in a surprise win in 2011 and Campbell's North West St Ann.

The fourth –  North East St Ann – was considered PNP territory until Shahine Robinson ended the party and started a JLP run which has been unbroken since 2001.