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Check if you live in South East St. Andrew 

South East St. Andrew is the constituency represented by MP Julian Robinson ↗️. If you’re not sure if Julian Robinson is the MP for your area, check the constituency map and community list to confirm. Remember, parts of some communities might be in other constituencies, so the best way to confirm is by looking at the map.

 

How to participate if you don’t live in South East St. Andrew

While anyone who lived or worked in South East St. Andrew was allowed to submit proposal ideas, only residents can vote. 

As a non-resident, you can still participate in many ways:

 

When and where you can vote

Voting is scheduled to start on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 and end on Friday, June 7, 2019. During this time, voting is available nearly 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on this website. Check news and announcements for assisted in-person voting events.

 

What happens after voting 

After the selection phase is closed, monitoring phase begins. The Community Development proposals with the most support will be published, along with their rank. The details of these proposals will be further developed, including estimated costs, starting with the most supported proposal and continuing down the rank until J$850,000 has been allocated. 

These top Community Development proposals will then be submitted to the Community Development Fund (CDF) Parliamentary Committee for approval and implementation. Updates on the status of these proposals will be posted on this website from submission through to implementation.

The authors of the 5 most supported Youth Innovation proposals will be announced and awarded Youth Innovation Grants. Each grant will include:

  • An Android tablet
  • A 12-week digital skills training course
  • Seed funding of J$30,000
  • A seat in the DIA Urban Lab for Youth Innovation, where they will be able to develop their innovation

 

What is the Constituency Development Fund (CDF)?

The Constituency Development Fund (CDF) is money the government sets aside to fund development projects in each constituency. For the 2019-2020 financial year, each constituency in Jamaica has been allocated J$20 million. The fund is managed by the CDF Programme Management Unit ↗️, which is based in the Office of the Prime Minister, and proposed projects must be approved by the Constituency Development Fund Committee of Parliament before they are implemented. Funds are paid directly to the agencies that implement the projects, which focus on welfare, economic enablement, and small scale physical and social infrastructure projects.

You can find out how South East St. Andrew’s CDF allocation was spent in 2018 in MP Robinson’s 7th Annual Constituency Report ↗️.

 

How to get additional help

If you have an unanswered question or need additional help to use the website, contact us at tellyourmp@slashroots.org.