On December 15, 1976 Michael Manley won his second term as Jamaica’s Prime Minister when the People’s National Party won the general elections. His party won 47 seats in the sixty-member House of Representatives. Michael Manley first came to power as Prime Minister of Jamaica in 1972. He served as the fourth Prime Minister of Jamaica from 1972 to 1980 and from 1989 to 1992. Michael Manley is the second son of politician & Jamaican national hero Norman Washington Manley and artist Edna Manley.