“I want to congratulate you for the leadership. I know you played a very important role in the last election when you sent a team and basically helped the will of the people become a reality, because it wasn’t so before your visit.”

– Former prime minister Laurent Lamothe

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Photos Verify Electoral Commission’s Count

The table is sourced to the polling returns. Click any number to see the supporting image. Our images from polling places in all ten departments capture 32,231 votes or 3 percent of the national total. L’unique dépouillement de l’élection récente où chaque numéro est cliquable au procès-verbal justicatif. Images des bureaux de vote dans tous les dix départements. 32,231 voix, 3 pourcent du total...

Haiti Democracy Sample Matches Official Figures — New York Times

The Haiti Democracy Project, a Washington-based organization that monitored the election, said its sample tally matched the electoral council’s results.                                                       Below is the excerpt mentioning the Haiti Democracy Project. Click here for the full...

In Good Company

The NOAH/Haiti Democracy observers’ mission was one of three international missions to the October 25, 2015 election that compiled their results. These results are for the first time included in one handy...

Will Haiti Run a Smooth Election Next Month?

Haiti can run elections, but can’t protect them. We have a potent military mission there. Shouldn’t  we be getting more out of it?                                                 to see the other commentaries to see all the Project’s commentaries in Latin America Advisor    ...

OAS Report Confirms Accuracy of October 2015 Election

By Organization of American States. “The results published by the CEP coincided with those of the statistical sample taken by the OAS observers . . . None of the cross-comparisons yielded substantially different results, and the order of the first four places remained unchanged.”  ...

Let’s Not Fund Their Overturned Elections

By Sen. Marco Rubio. “U.S. tax dollars cannot be expected to continue to fund elections that end up being overturned because certain parties are dissatisfied with the outcome.” Sunshine State News, July 21,...

Project Hosts Its Fifth Senatorial Delegation

The Haiti Democracy Project brought its fifth senatorial delegation with a senator, a senate staffer, and a deputy of the lower chamber seeking to block a term-limited  president from overstaying....

Washington Needs to Reject Violence

By Roger Noriega. Privert’s Lavalas backers have used bribes, threats, and violence to ensure that he remains in power despite the clock having run out on his mandate . . ....

Lawless Leaders Threaten Haiti’s Future

By Roger Noriega in Foreign Policy magazine. When lawless politicians — the kind of people who have caused Haitians so much grief for so many decades — scuttle elections to seize power, Haiti’s friends must take action....