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Haiti

Republic of Haiti

10,485,800 24

Population (as of July 1, 2016)

Elections in our database

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Registered Voters (as of )

Average Turnout

Name Official Name Type
Haitian Senate Sénat Upper House
Haitian Chamber of Deputies Chambre des Députés Lower House

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: Interim President Jocelerme PRIVERT*
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Enex JEAN-CHARLES
  • 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.

*Parliament elected Interim President PRIVERT after President MARTELLY stepped down in February 2016.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by absolute majority vote through a two-round system to serve a 5-year term.
  • The Prime Minister is nominated by the President.
  • In the Senate (Sénat) 30 members are elected by absolute majority vote through a two-round system to serve 6-year terms*. In the Chamber of Deputies (Chambre des Députés) 99 members are elected by absolute majority vote in single-member constituencies to serve 4-year terms.***

* One-third of the Senate is elected every two years. There are 10 multi-member constituencies (each with three seats) corresponding to the country's departments.

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Elections

Election For Date Votes Registered Voters Turn Out
Haitian Chamber of Deputies 2000-05-21 - 4,245,384 -
Haitian Senate 2000-05-21 - 4,000,000 -
Haitian Chamber of Deputies 2000-07-09 - 4,000,000 -
Haitian Senate 2000-07-09 - 4,000,000 -
President 2000-11-26 2,871,124 3,668,049 -
Haitian Chamber of Deputies 2006-02-07 1,774,172 3,533,430 -
Haitian Senate 2006-02-07 4,054,332 3,533,430 -
President 2006-02-07 2,093,947 3,533,430 -
Haitian Senate 2006-04-21 - 3,533,430 -
President 2010-11-28 1,074,056 4,660,259 -
Haitian Chamber of Deputies 2010-11-28 - 4,712,693 -
Haitian Senate 2010-11-28 1,065,341 4,712,693 -
Haitian Chamber of Deputies 2011-03-20 - 4,712,693 -
Haitian Senate 2011-03-20 521,098 4,712,693 -
President 2011-03-20 1,061,089 4,712,693 -
Haitian Chamber of Deputies 2015-08-09 1,046,516 5,871,450 -
Haitian Senate 2015-08-09 1,046,516 5,871,450 -
President 2015-10-25 1,695,092 5,871,450 -
Haitian Chamber of Deputies 2015-10-25 1,046,516 5,871,450 -
Haitian Senate 2015-10-25 1,046,516 5,871,450 -
President 2016-10-09 - - -
President 2016-11-20 1,120,663 5,835,295 -
Haitian Chamber of Deputies 2019-10-31 - - -
Haitian Senate 2019-10-31 - - -

Voter Turnout