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Term Limits for all Parliamentarians and Modernizing Elections

In keeping with good democratic practice worldwide, our country needs to enable a law for the term limits of all parliamentarians and the modernization of elections to ensure that the peaceful transition of power and citizen appointment are the hallmarks of our democracy.

In recognizing this urgent need, we the people of Jamaica are requesting that a bill be brought to Parliament for the regulation of term limits for every elected and appointed parliamentarian in all legislative assemblies in Jamaica. Term limits should not exceed 10 years in total for any and all concurrent or non-current capacities.

We the People of Jamaica are requesting that in such a bill, sections will include the democratic modernization of our elections. This modernization process should state a fixed election date and the procurement process and management of electronic voting machines (to be managed and created by politically independent multilateral election agencies and election watchers). Finally, we are requesting the right of voters to cast one ballot on one fixed election day in one machine for respective legislative assemblies in Jamaica. On such a ballot, a 'separate' choice should be indicated for the office of Prime Minister, Memeber of Parliament, and appointments under local government.

All persons who make themselves available through the democratic nomination process should be listed for voter's free selection.

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15000 Signatures
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102 or (0.68%)
Start
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Close
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