Ann Marie Vaz of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) who won the Portland Eastern by election is to be sworn in as Member of Parliament today, Tuesday, April 16.
All the formalities to be done before the swearing in have been completed.
Mrs. Vaz’s swearing in will bring the 63-member House of Representatives divide to 34 for the JLP and 29 to the PNP.
Mrs. Vaz fills a vacancy left by Dr. Lynvale Bloomfield who was murdered. She beat Damion Crawford of the PNP to win the seat held by his party for 30 years.