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2014-04-12: U.S. Needs Management Plan to Make Next Elections Free and Fair by James Morrell in the Latin America Advisor
Ought not settle for less. There needs to be a purposeful strategy, don't wait until fraudulent votes flood the Tabulation Center.
Rating: 5
 
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2014-03-03: Next Elections must Be Free and Fair by James Morrell, letter in Washington Post
Recent elections have been fraudulent. U.S. policy-makers settle for that out of sheer relief in having elections at all. But Haiti has the wherewithal for good elections.
Rating: 5
 
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2013-11-03: Maybe Elections Really Are Coming by webmaster
President Martelly's Tet Kale party is offering some Haitians $23 on their cell phones if they will vote the ticket. For a senator elected for six years, that comes to $4 a year.
Rating: 3
 
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2013-07-10: Lack of Will for Elections this Year by Haiti Democracy Project founding member Rudy Boulos, on Haiti Press Network
The electoral commission and the other actors risk letting two-thirds of the senate lapse, and so the whole legislature, leaving us in a tough situation. This despite the fact that the Martelly administraton has performed well on other fronts.
Rating: 5
 
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2013-07-06: Civil Society Urges Government to Get on with Elections by Prof. Rosny Deroches, Rev. Edouard Paultre, et al.
The electoral commission appears to be delaying the electoral law, while the prime minister speaks of postponing elections well into the future.
Rating: 5
 
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2013-06-19: University of Toronto Research Cites Project's Innovations on a Low Budget by Antoine Nouvet, University of Toronto
A few individuals on the ground, acting with their own resources, were able to achieve results that a sophisticated and very-well-funded multinational electoral observation mission could not.
Rating: 5
 
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2013-06-19: Ambassador Cites Project's Electoral Observation by Amb. Raymond Joseph, at U.S. Institute of Peace
At a U.S. Institute of Peace seminar on the Haitian elections, Amb. Raymond Joseph describes how the Project caught a government candidate padding his total with one or two hundred votes.
Rating: 5
 
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2013-04-12: Voting Machines Easily Fooled by Princeton University computer scientists
They demonstrated vote-stealing software that can be installed within a minute on a common electronic voting machine. The software can fraudulently change vote counts without being detected.
Rating: 5
 
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2013-02-02: Cheryl Mills Is in Haiti by webmaster
She will continue on Haiti under Secretary Kerry. This trip inaugurates a full-court press for elections in 2013. Look for a CEP April-May, elections November.
Rating: 5
 
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2013-01-21: Plateau People Doubt Fair Election by Ronel Odatte, Alterpresse
Le sentiment, au sein de plusieurs organisations et chez plusieurs personnes interrogées, est le doute par rapport notamment à la capacité du pouvoir actuel, ou sa volonté, de réaliser des élections crédibles.
Rating: 5
 
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2013-01-21: Get on with the Elections! by Frantz Duval, Le Nouvelliste
Martelly et Lamothe ne doivent pas se tromper d’objectif, 2013 sera l’année des projets qui marqueront la présidence Tèt Kale. Au premier rang de ces projets se trouve la réalisation de bonnes élections.
Rating: 3
 
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2012-11-04: Is Martelly Committing Hara-Kiri? by Robert Bénodin
Martelly has provoked a political crisis by creating a permanent electoral commission. He says it is intended to end electoral fraud. But it appears the only difference is dominating a permanent rather than temporary commission.
Rating: 5
 
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2012-09-23: Judicial Council Rescinds Its Choice of Representatives to Electoral Commission by Radio Kiskeya
The original designation was widely denounced as stage-managed by the executive. Move leaves the CEP in limbo and places in question Martelly's ability to hold sound elections.
Rating: 3
 
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2012-07-21: Haiti Ought To Fund its Own Elections by Dr. Carolle Alexis
The former Haiti Democracy Project election observer and diaspora coordinator for the CEP urges a special tax and mobilization of youth in sports leagues and universities to man the polls.
Rating: 5
 
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2012-05-26: Elections Set for November by Radio Métropole
Le Premier Ministre haïtien, Laurent Lamothe, confirme que les élections sénatoriales et municipales auront lieu avant la fin de cette année.
Rating: 1
 
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2011-12-04: Warning from One Who Knows by Sen. Samuel Madistin
There are far more fraudulent legislative races than the eighteen disputed ones to which the United States and OAS have confined themselves. All the appeals need to be verified. From April 26, 2011.
Rating: 5
 
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2011-11-29: E-Brochure by Haiti Democracy Project
On-line brochure highlighting the organization's six electoral missions. Two hundred accredited observers were deployed, including the largest contingent of Haitian-Americans ever to observe in Haiti.
Rating: 5
 
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2011-11-17: West in Trap of its Own Making by Leslie Péan, in Alterpresse
La communauté internationale a changé le cours des évènements en acceptant le parlement INITÉ issu des mascarades électorales de 2009-10. En contestant uniquement les présidentielles, elle a jeté les bases du piège dans lequel elle est prise aujourd’hui.
Rating: 5
 
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2011-06-07: Electoral Commission Chief Flees to Dominican Republic by Radio Metropole
Webmaster: According to the National Human Rights Defense Network, he was aided in his escape by a senator who was wanted for murder at the time of his "election" in 2009.
Rating: 5
 
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2011-06-01: Fraudulently-Elected Parliament -- A Minefield in the New President's Path by James Morrell, in Inter-American Dialogue's Latin America Advisor
While correcting the presidential vote, the United States neglected to do the same with the parliamentary, and this will be the new president's first problem.
Rating: 5
 
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