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Haiti

Republic of Haiti

10,485,800 26

Population (as of July 1, 2016)

Elections in our database

5,835,295 N/A

Registered Voters (as of April 1, 2015)

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 Senate 2000-07-09 - 4,000,000 -
Haitian Chamber of Deputies 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 - 3,533,430 -
President 2006-02-07 2,093,947 3,533,430 -
Haitian Chamber of Deputies 2006-04-21 1,774,172 3,533,430 -
Haitian Senate 2006-04-21 - 3,533,430 -
Haitian Senate 2009-04-19 - 4,223,219 -
Haitian Senate 2009-06-21 - 4,223,219 -
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 - 4,712,693 -
Haitian Senate 2011-03-20 - - -
President 2011-03-20 1,061,089 4,712,693 -
Haitian Chamber of Deputies 2011-03-20 - - -
Haitian Senate 2015-08-09 1,046,516 5,871,450 -
Haitian Chamber of Deputies 2015-08-09 1,046,516 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 2015-10-25 1,695,092 5,871,450 -
President 2016-01-24 - - -
President 2016-10-09 - - -
President 2016-11-20 1,120,663 5,835,295 -

Voter Turnout