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Juliet Holness confirmed, JLP selects all 63 reps for general elections

Published:Tuesday | December 8, 2015 | 12:27 AM
Opposition Leader Andrew Holness and wife Juliet Holness.

Juliet Holness, the wife of Opposition Leader Andrew Holness has been ratified as the Jamaica Labour Party's (JLP) representative for East Rural St Andrew.

JLP General Secretary, Dr Horace Chang, says Mrs Holness, a real estate developer was confirmed at last night's meeting of the party's Standing Committee. 

Dr Chang says the party also confirmed Brian Wallace as the representative for Western Hanover, completing the selection of the 63 candidates for the impending general elections. 

He says the JLP is confident that Mrs Holness is a good choice, adding that she will be formally presented a politically convenient time. 

 

JLP General Secretary, Dr Horace Chang

Mrs Holness replaces Opposition Senator, Alexander Williams, who resigned last week as the JLP's candidate. 

She will run against Imani Duncan Price who has replaced Damion Crawford as the PNP's pick for East Rural St Andrew.

Meanwhile, Wallace will go up against the PNP's Ian Hayles, the sitting Member of Parliament for Western Hanover.