Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Dr. Kenny Anthony Comments On Results Of Recent Elections In Region

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The electoral results of recent elections in our region are undoubtedly interesting and have elicited their fair share of commentary.

In almost every case, there has been a reduced voter turnout. Of course, the fears of COVID have had a lot to do with voter turn out.

Some have also rightly cited voter disenchantment, cynicism and apathy.

In Jamaica, the voter turnout was estimated at 37% of registered voters.

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A win is a win, I guess.

But no Government should ever be comfortable governing a country having secured a mandate based on a voter turnout of 37% of the electorate, no matter what the majority may have been in individual constituencies.

This really goes to the heart of the legitimacy of the Government.

( Reproduced in entirety from post on the official Facebook page of Vieux Fort South MP – Dr. Kenny Anthony)

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