Three candidates nominated for Central Westmoreland by-election
Three candidates have been nominated to contest the December 1 by-election in Central Westmoreland.
The candidates - Dwayne Vaz of the People's National Party, Ras Astor Black, of the Jamaica Alliance Movement and Faye Reid Jacobs of the Jamaica Labour Party - were nominated in Sav-la-mar today.
The bi-election became necessary following the death of Central Westmoreland MP, Roger Clarke in August.
From the camps of the candidates:
"I am confident of victory… as you know, this is a ganja parish and the people want a leader to stand up and protect their rights."
-Ras Astor Black
"We feel a wind of change blowing here in Central Westmoreland and we intend to
capitalise on it."
- Andrew Holness, JLP
"This is a constituency that has consistently been voting for the PNP … We have a young man who is equal to the task and we are sure that he will get the job done come election day."
Portia Simpson Miller - PNP
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