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#JaVotes2016: Portia tells Comrades they can create prosperity for themselves

Published:Sunday | February 21, 2016 | 2:50 PM
Simpson Miller: Comrades, go out and talk to the people. Talk to the young people who will be voting for the first time. - Paul Clarke Photo

Claudia Gardner, Assignment Coordinator

People's National Party (PNP) President, Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller says she is aiming to win all 11 seats in the party's Region Six out west come Election Day February 25.

Region Six comprises the parishes of St James, Hanover, Westmoreland and Trelawny.

"On Thursday, we want to win all seats in western Jamaica," Simpson Miller told Comrades at PNP mass rally in Catherine Hall, St James Sunday night. 

Comrades, go out and talk to the people. Talk to the young people who will be voting for the first time.  Let them know that the PNP is the party for young people," she said.

According to Simpson Miller, western Jamaica had seen marked infrastructural and economic development under all PNP administrations.

"You can create prosperity for yourself. We are preparing you for your own prosperity," she said.