Mr Carter said he hopes to get the Prime Minister, PJ Patterson, the opposition leader, Edward Seaga, and the National Democratic Movement president, Bruce Golding, to sign an accord affirming non-violence and political tolerance.
The elections have been plagued by problems with the list of voters. Jamaica is using untried technology to computer-match fingerprints to prepare a clean list. Some 4,000 people have claimed they are not among the 1.2 million registered voters.
The People's National Party and the Jamaica Labor Party both put up a full slate of 60 candidates for parliament.Reuse content