Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

How Haiti’s Elections Have Been Rigged

Haiti’s 2015-2016 elections have been marked by rampant fraud, voter suppression, and other problems. This cheeky “guide” breaks all of those problems down to explain how the current results don’t represent the popular will.

Part of the article is below. Click HERE for the full text.

Haiti: A Beginner’s Guide to Fixing Elections

Haiti Support Group

January 7, 2016

It is not always possible to control the outcome of an election (remember 1990?!). The best thing is not
to hold them at all – this worked well for all concerned in the Duvalier era. But, if elections are absolutely unavoidable, read the following guide and stay one step ahead of your competitors.

Guiding principle: minimise the turnout; the smaller the turnout, the easier it is to micromanage the result.

Preparation is everything
–Eliminate hundreds of thousands of citizens from the electoral register by failing to issue them
with valid National Identification Cards

–Pass a law reducing the number of members constituting a valid political party from 500 to 30:
the more ‘parties’ the better (see below).


Click HERE for the full text.

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