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Political Ombudsman looking into election day complaints

Published:Friday | February 26, 2016 | 2:20 AM
Voters outside the Longville Park Early Childhood Centre polling station in Clarendon South Eastern yesterday.

Political Ombudsman, Donna Parchment Brown, says her office is looking into complaints about yesterday’s electoral process.

Parchment Brown says for the most part things were uneventful in the majority of constituencies.

However, she says her office has received reports of minor incidents.

She says these include allegations of intimidation, open campaigning and persons preventing others from voting.

The political ombudsman says the reports of incidents were far more than her office would have liked to see.

Parchment Brown says she along with the political parties and the police have come together to resolve some of the issues and the work is ongoing.

 

Political Ombudsman, Donna Parchment Brown

Meanwhile, the political ombudsman has commended the EOJ for how it conducted the elections.