Parliamentary and presidential elections are scheduled in Haiti on August 9, October 25, and December 27, 2015.  Haitians are scheduled to vote on virtually every public office in the country; including the President, 119 deputies, 20 senators, and over 5,000 municipal agents. The HAWG advocates for fair and timely elections free from intimidation, violence, and voter fraud.

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Elections and Democracy

The Past is Prologue with Haiti’s Elections

Haiti’s presidential runoff is slated for Jan. 17 after being postponed in December. The international community has often stunted Haiti’s democracy.
As Haitians prepared to go to the polls in 2010, 45 members of the U.S. Congress wrote to then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, warning that supporting such a flawed process “will come back to haunt the international community.” Read More

Elections and Democracy

The show must not go on

Haiti’s President, Michel Martelly, is a charismatic showman who has been a faithful ally to the Obama administration for the past five years. But it is time for his public office curtain call, and the administration needs to stop supporting his illegal efforts to extend his engagement.

President Martelly’s term ends next February 7, and Haiti’s Constitution prohibits his re-election. Read More

Elections and Democracy

Ensure integrity of Haiti’s election

Editorial, Miami Herald, December 2, 2015

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FILE – In this file photo combination shows presidential candidates Jovenel Moise, left, from the PHTK political party, speaking in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Thursday Nov. 5, 2015, and presidential candidate Jude Celestin, from the LAPEH party, during a press conference in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Friday, Nov.
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