Over 17,000 added to voters' list
The Electoral Office of Jamaica (EOJ) is reporting that 17,696 persons have been added to the voters' list.
The May 31, 2018 voters' list has been published with the names of 1,917,945 registered voters.
The EOJ says in addition to the new persons the names of 5,029 who are no longer eligible to vote were removed, including 4,258 deceased electors.
The previous list was published on November 30, 2017, with 1,905,278 names.
The EOJ says identification cards for voters added to the May 31 voters’ list are scheduled to become available by mid-June and should be collected by electors at their respective EOJ constituency office.
It notes that the ID cards, like all current Elector Registration ID cards, will be valid until December 31, 2019.