Electoral system for national legislature - Jamaica

Country: 
Jamaica
Question: 
Electoral system for national legislature
Answer: 
FPTP
Source: 

Jamaica, Representation of The People Act (last amended in 2012), accessed 25 September 2020

Section 45. (7) The candidate who, on such final count of the votes, is found to have the largest number of votes, shall then be declared elected in writing and a copy of such declaration shall be forthwith delivered to each candidate or his agent, if present at the final count of the votes, or, if any candidate is neither present nor represented thereat, shall be forthwith transmitted to such candidate by registered post.