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Haitian presidential election 2016–17 Results
Haitian presidential election, November 2016 – Jovenel Moïse a businessman wins 55.6% votes
Violent protests have erupted in Haiti as losing candidates rejected the preliminary results of an election that indicated political newcomer Jovenel Moïse would be the next president.
Moïse, a banana exporter who ran for former president Michel Martelly’s Bald Heads party, won with 55.67% of votes cast in the 20 November election, the electoral council said on Monday. The result avoids a second round run-off next year.
|Jovenel Moïse||Haitian Tèt Kale Party||595,430||55.67|
|Jude Célestin||Alternative League for Haitian Progress and Empowerment||208,837||19.52|
|Jean-Charles Moïse||Platfom Pitit Desalin||118,142||11.04|
|Maryse Narcisse||Fanmi Lavalas||96,121||8.99|
|Jean-Henry Céant||Renmen Ayiti||8,075||0.75|
|Edmonde Suppice Beauzile||Fusion of Haitian Social Democrats||6,812||0.64|
|Amos André||Front Uni pour la Renaissance d’Haïti||2,278||0.21|
|Jean Hervé Charles||Parti pour l’Evolution Nationale Haïtienne||1,985||0.19|
|Joseph Harry Bretous||Konbit Pour Ayiti||1,813||0.17|
|Marie Antoinette Gauthier||Plan d'Action Citoyenne||1,806||0.17|
|Jean Clarens Renois||Unir-Ayiti-Ini||1,687||0.16|
|Daniel Dupiton||Cohésion Nationale des Partis Politiques Haïtiens||1,308||0.12|
|Gérard Dalvius||Parti Alternative pour le Développement d'Haïti||1.222||0.11|
|Jean Bertin||Mouvement d'Union République||991||0.09|
|Jean Ronald Cornely||Rassemblement des Patriotes Haïtiens||983||0.09|
|Marc-Arthur Drouillard||Parti Unité Nationale||978||0.09|
|Jacques Sampeur||Konbit Liberasyon Ekonomik||960||0.09|
|Joseph G. Varnel Durandisse||Retabli Ayiti||890||0.08|
|Roland Magloire||Parti Démocrate Institutionnaliste||824||0.08|
|Vilaire Clunny Duroseau||
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|Luckner Désir||Mobilisation pour Haïti||744||0.07|
|Nelson Flecourt||Olah Baton jenès la||687||0.06|
Voter Turnout: 22 %.
- A possible second round is scheduled to be held on 29 January 2017 if no candidate receives an absolute majority of the votes in the first round (50% plus one vote)
- The vote count in the first round was ongoing as of 21 November, with final results expected to be published after no more than eight days (max by 29th November 2016).
- Early reports have indicated a close race between Jovenel Moïse and Maryse Narcisse. While counting was still ongoing, both Moïse's Haitian Tèt Kale Party (PHTK) party and Narcisse's Fanmi Lavalas party claimed victory, although official results were not yet issued issued and the CEP's cautioned against making such claims
Haitians are counting on their next president to lift the country out of political limbo and repair damage from Hurricane Matthew, which devastated the country last month, killing up to 1,000 people and leaving 1.4 million needing aid.
Haitian presidential election 2016–17 Schedule
Presidential elections will be held in Haiti on 20 November 2016 for the first round is postponed, and a possible second round will be held on 29 January 2017 were no candidate to receive a majority of the votes in the first round (50% + 1 vote).
Description of government structure of Haithi:
- Chief of State: President Michel MARTELLY
- Head of Government: Prime Minister Evans PAUL
- Assembly: Haiti has a bicameral National Assembly (Assemblée Nationale) consisting of the Senate (Sénat) with 30 seats and the Chamber of Deputies (Chambre des Députés) with 99 seats.
Electoral system in Haiti
Elections in Haiti utilizes a two-round system; a second round will be held if no candidate wins a majority of the vote in the first round. On 5 April 2016, the Conseil Electoral Provisoire declared that a fresh election will be held on 9 October 2016 with a possible second round on 8 January 2017.
|20 November 2016||First round|
|29 January 2017||Second round|
Population (as of May 20, 2015): 9,996,731
Candidates Contesting in Haitian presidential election 2016–17
As per 11 July 2016, a total of 27 candidates have confirmed their candidacy with the Conseil. Candidates in bold received more than 5% of the popular votes in the 2015 election.
|Maryse Narcisse||Fanmi Lavalas|
|Joseph Harry Bretous||KOPA|
|Vilaire Cluuny Duroseau||MEKSEPA|
|Joseph G. Varnel Durandisse||Retabli Ayiti|
|Beauzile Edmonde S.||FUSION|
|Nelson Flecourt||OLAHH-Baton Jenes LA|
|Jean-Charles Moïse||Pitit Dessalines|
|Jean-Henry Ceant||Renmen Ayiti|
Source: Wikipedia & electionguide.org