ELECTORAL COMMISSION OF JAMAICA

INVOLVEMENT: ELECTORAL MATTERS

The Electoral Advisory Committee (EAC) was established in 1979, dissolved in 2006 and replaced by the Electoral Commission of Jamaica (ECJ). Errol Miller was the last Chairman of the EAC, from December 2000 to December 2006, and the first Chairman of the ECJ from December 2006 to December 2012. The information on these pages is of a public nature. with a view to enhance insights into the work of the EAC and the ECJ. Such insights are from the perspective of Miller’s 12 year tenure as chairman through addresses made at the various gatherings; written letters; the texts of national broadcasts; articulation of conventions practices and details with respect to innovations that were implemented.

ADDRESSES

Welcome Address at the ECJ Function honoring the EAC

ECJ Long Service Awards Function 2007: Opening Remarks

Citation Honoring Dr. Carlton Davis

Notes to Selected Commissioners Candidates’ Meetings General Elections 2011

Notes to Selected Commissioners Candidates Local Government Elections 2012

JAMAICAN CONVENTIONS ON ELECTORAL MATTERS

Letter Editor Gleaner EAC Being Phased Out

Definition and General Description of Conventions

Convention for the Appointment of Selected Members

Conventions of the Jamaican Parliament on Electoral Matters

Convention of the Standing Committee on Boundaries of Parliament

Convention of the Electoral Commission of the Location of Polling Stations

Convention of the Electoral Commission to resolve disagreements disputes and grievances

Conventions for the Reappointment of Directors of Elections who have performed creditably

TEXTS OF NATIONAL BROADCASTS AND MESSAGES

Nomination Day General Elections October 2002

Message to Election Day Workers General Elections 2002

Local Government Elections June 2003

Progress Report on Elector Residence Reverification March 2006

INNOVATIONS

Monthly Meetings of Political Representatives

Ten standards of Free and Fair Elections

A Proactive Relationship with the Press and Media

Recruitment, Training, and Deployment of Election Day Workers

The Election Centre

The Election Management Information System

National Broadcasts by the Chairman

Agreement of the Electoral Reform Agenda: The First Retreat Nov 2003

Seeking the Support of Religious Bodies

LETTERS

Letter of the Gleaner Electronic Voting August 2001

Letter to Candidates in Banned Constituencies October 2002

Thank you, Director Danville Walker – October 2002

Letter to the editor of the Gleaner January 2000: Closure of the EAC

Letters to the Observer & Herald – Convention

Letter to the editor of the Observer – Portmore Boundaries – 24th April 2012

Letter to Observer on Conventions of Parliament