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AUDIO: No ballot boxes are missing – Director of Elections says no truth to rumors

Published:Monday | February 29, 2016 | 11:44 AM
Director of Elections Orette Fisher speaks during a press conference on the 2016 election results today.

Director of Elections Orrette Fisher says there is no truth to rumors that ballot boxes have gone missing or were tampered with.

According to Fisher, on the night of the general elections Election Office of Jamaica workers and each returning officer must account for each ballot box and material used in each polling station.

He says the report that the public gets on election night is given on a box by box basis.

As a result he says any box that is missing would have been known on the night of the poll.


Director of Elections, Orrette Fisher

He says he is confident that there was no election fraud in last week's general election.