Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

New Dates Set for Haiti’s Elections

Haiti’s verification commission has determined that the elections held last October were illegitimate and contained fraudulent activity. The Provisional Electoral Council (PEC) is about to set out a new electoral timetable.  Presidential elections will occur on October 9th, and a second round will occur on January 8th, 2017 if no candidate obtains enough ballots to win in the first elections. Jude Celestin, the runner-up in this past round of elections, agrees with the council’s timeline. Jovenel Moise on the other hand, candidate from the PHTK party, has rejected the verification report entirely. Click HERE for the full article. — Haitian elections officials say new presidential vote to take place in October Jacqueline Charles, Miami Herald June 7, 2016  Haiti election officials are poised to accept the recommendations of a special verification commission calling for last year’s disputed first round presidential elections to be re-run in […]

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