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24 Hours to Appoint a New Provisional Electoral Council

Haitian President Michel Martelly has finally begun the process of convening a lawful Provisional Electoral Council (CEP), which should be appointed by 9 sectors of Haitian society, according to Haiti’s Constitution. The problem? The terms of most members of Parliament have expired, so they won’t be able to establish a quorum and vote on this new CEP!

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Haiti – Elections : 24 hours to present candidates for the CEP !

January 13, 2015

Following the agreement concluded Sunday, 11 January between President Martelly and various political parties for the holding of elections, the General Secretariat of the Presidency, in a press release informs the population in general that the President of the Republic is working to the formation of the Provisional Electoral Council (CEP) which must organize the upcoming legislative, municipal and local elections in greater transparency.


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