Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

Rerun elections postponed in response to Hurricane Matthew

After Hurricane Matthew’s landfall has left five dead, ten injured, and hundreds of thousands of people displaced in Haiti, the Provincial Electoral Council (CEP) has postponed the rerun elections. The CEP has yet to announce a date for new elections. The government estimates that at least 350,000 people are in need of immediate assistance. Part of the article is below. Click HERE for the full text. Rerun elections in Haiti postponed due to Hurricane Matthew Jacqueline Charles and Daniel Chang, The Miami Herald October 5, 2016   PORT-AU-PRINCE — Haitian elections officials postponed Sunday’s rerun presidential and legislative elections for the second time this year, saying they had yet to assess the extent of damage from Hurricane Matthew, which left at least five people dead and hundreds of thousands of people displaced from their homes. The country’s Provisional Electoral Council did not provide […]

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