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Holness Treating SE Clarendon By-Election “Like His Life Depends On It”

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says he’ll treat the South East Clarendon by-election like his life depended on it.

The Jamaica Labour Party’s Pearnel Charles Junior is going up against former People’s National Party candidate turned Independent, Derrick Lambert.

The Prime Minister, who’s also JLP Leader says he’ll take a scientific approach to this election.

He’s also dismissing claims by the PNP that it’s not contesting the by-election set for March 2.

The PNP has maintained that they are not contesting the by-elections, and are not throwing their support behind the independent candidate.

In the meantime, Mr. Holness is also urging politicians not to take the electorate for granted.

The Prime Minister also gave commitments for road developments in the constituency, including in the Palmer’s Cross division.

Prime Minister Andrew Holness, speaking yesterday at a JLP Area Council three meeting at the Vere Technical High School in South East Clarendon.

In the meantime, Pearnel Charles Junior is describing his feelings for the constituency as ‘love at first sight’.

He also says he’s already working on bringing investments including Business Process Outsourcing, to the constituency.

And he had this warning for his competitors.

Pearnel Charles Junior, JLP candidate for South East Clarendon, addressing a JLP Area Council Three meeting at Vere Technical High School yesterday.

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