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Haiti

Republic of Haiti

9,893,934 22

Population (as of July 1, 2013)

Elections in our database

45.78%

Registered Voters (as of )

Average Turnout

Name Official Name Type
Senate Sénat Upper House
Prime Minister Prime Minister Head of Government
President President Head of State
Chamber of Deputies Chambre des Députés Lower House

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Michel MARTELLY
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Laurent LAMOTHE
  • 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.

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
Senate 2000-05-21 - 4,000,000 -
Chamber of Deputies 2000-05-21 - 4,000,000 -
Chamber of Deputies 2000-07-09 - 4,000,000 -
Senate 2000-07-09 - 4,000,000 -
President 2000-11-26 2,871,124 3,668,049 78.27%
President 2006-02-07 2,093,947 3,533,430 59.26%
Chamber of Deputies 2006-02-07 - 3,533,430 -
Senate 2006-02-07 - 3,533,430 -
Senate 2006-04-21 - 3,533,430 -
Chamber of Deputies 2006-04-21 - 3,533,430 -
Senate 2009-04-19 - 4,223,219 -
Chamber of Deputies 2009-04-19 - 4,223,219 -
Chamber of Deputies 2009-06-21 - 4,223,219 -
Senate 2009-06-21 - 4,223,219 -
President 2010-11-28 1,074,056 4,660,259 23.05%
Senate 2010-11-28 - 4,712,693 -
Chamber of Deputies 2010-11-28 - 4,712,693 -
President 2011-03-20 1,061,089 4,712,693 22.52%
Senate 2011-03-20 - - -
Chamber of Deputies 2011-03-20 - - -
Senate 2015-01-31 - - -
Chamber of Deputies 2015-01-31 - - -

Voter Turnout