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UPDATE: EOJ says three magisterial recounts scheduled for next week

Published:Friday | December 2, 2016 | 5:00 PM

The Electoral Office of Jamaica (EOJ) says it has been summoned to participate in three magisterial recounts scheduled for next week.

It says a magisterial recount will be done next Monday for the Ginger Ridge Division in St Catherine West Central where the PNP candidate won by a margin of 16 votes in the final count.

There were 24 rejected ballots.

The EOJ says it also received a summons for a magisterial recount in the Salt Spring Division in St James Central.

This will be held next Monday.

It says the magisterial recount for the Llandewey Division in St Thomas Western is scheduled for next Tuesday.

Meanwhile, the EOJ has announced that it has completed the final count of ballots for the Local Government Elections held on Monday.