Donovan White of the Jamaica Labour Party has defeated Wendell ‘Bull Bull’ Stewart of the People’s National Party (PNP) by 770 votes.
White is now on his second term having won in 2012 by only 14 votes. He then faced a formidable opponent in Derrick Gallimore. This victory over Stewart is therefore a big gain for ‘Don P’ White.
2012 Local Government Elections
Donovan White – JLP – 1658 – (50.21%)
Derrick Gallimore – PNP – 1644 – (49.79%)
Total Votes: 3302
Stewart was a former Member of Parliament for North Trelawny. He migrated to the USA and returned to the island a few years ago. He is from and lives in Falmouth.
Donovan White is a former student of Holmwood Technical who lives in Spicy Hill. The 46-year old White is married and works as a general contractor. He took over the Division on the death of his father Errol ‘Juppie’ White, who was a long serving Councillor for the division.
Earlier, White’s JLP compatriot and fellow Holmwood Technical alumni, Dunstan Harper, was unofficially declared winner of the Sherwood Content Division.