ElectionGudie

Aug. 9, 2015 Held

1,046,516
Voted
Haiti

Republic of Haiti

Election for Chambre des Députés (Haitian Chamber of Deputies)

Results

18%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:1,046,516
Valid Votes:1,046,516
Invalid Votes:None

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Haitian Bald Head Party 4 None

Truth 1 None

Haiti in Action 2 None

Patriotic Unity Party 2 None

More Info:

*Complete results to be posted after second round elections held on October 25, 2015.

At stake in this election:      

  • The 99 seats in the Chamber of Deputies

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Michel MARTELLY
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Laurent LAMOTHE
  • Assembly: Haiti has a bicameral National Assembly (Assemblee Nationale) consisting of the Senate with 30 seats and the Chamber of Deputies with 99 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by popular vote to serve a 5-year term.
  • In the Senate 30 members are elected by popular vote to serve 6-year terms*. In the Chamber of Deputies 99 members are elected by popular vote to serve 4-year terms.

* One-third of the Senate is elected every two years.

Main parties in the electoral race:

  • Party: Popular Patriotic Dessalinien Movement / Mouvement Patriotique Populaire Dessalinien (MOPOD)
  • Leaders: Samuel MADISTIN, Mirlande H. MANIGAT,[1] Turneb DELPE[2]
  • Party: G18 Policy Platform / Plateforme Politique G18
  • Leader: Joseph WUILSON[3]
  • Party: Defile Pati Politik Fanm Ak Fanmi (Political Parties Women and Families)
  • Leader: Marie Rebecca GUILLAUME[4]
  • Party: Konbit Travaye Peyizan Pou Libere Ayiti (Kontra Pep La)
  • Leader: Jean William JEANTY[5]
  • Party: Consortium National des Partis Politiques Haitiens (CNPPH)
  • Leader: Jeantel JOSEPH[6]
  • Party: Ansanm Patriyot pou Lavni Ayiti (APLA)
  • Party: AYITI AN AKSYON (HAITI'S ACTION)
  • Leader: Youri LATORTUE[7]
  • Party: Inite Patriyotik
  • Party: Respe (RESPECT)
  • Leader: Charles Henry BAKER[8]
  • Party: Ligue Alternative pour le Progres et l’Emancipation Haitienne
  • Leader: Jean Hector ANACACIS[9]
  • Party: Pont (Pou Nou Tout)
  • Leader: Dr. Evalliere Beauplan[10]
  • Party: Reseau Bouclier National
  • Leader: Jodson Leroy ROSEMOND[11]
  • Party: Konvansyon Inite Demokratik (KID)
  • Leader: Enold JOSEPH[12]
  • Party: Platfom Pitit Dessalines
  • Leader: Amogene CHARLES[13]
  • Party: Oganizasyon Pep Kap Lite
  • Leader: Pierree Paul Dit Harry MARSAN[14]
  • Party: Renmen Ayiti
  • Leader: Jean Henry CEANT[15]
  • Party: Parti Fusion Des Sociaux-Democrates Haitiens
  • Leader: Edmonde Supplice BEAUZILE[16]
  • Party: Fanmi Lavalas
  • Leader: Maryse NARCISSE[17]
  • Party: Verite
  • Leader: Genard JOSEPH[18]
  • Party: Parti Haitien Tet Kale
  • Leader: Marie Yanick MEZILE[19]

Last election:

  • The last election for the Chamber of Deputies had two rounds of voting.  The first was held on 28 November 2010, and the second was held on 20 March 2011.  There were 4,712,693 registered voters for the election.  The final seat allocation after totaling the results of both rounds was as follows**: Inité won 46 seats (of 99), Lavni won 8 seats, Altenativ won 7 seats, A.A.A. won 8 seats, Repons Peyizan won 3 seats, Konbit won 3 seats, Liberation Platform won 3 seats, Ansanm Nou Fò won 4 seats, Independents won 2 seats, Mochrenha won 2 seats, Platform of Haitian Patriots (PLAPH) won 1 seat, RESPE won 1 seat, Solidarity won 1 seat, PONT won 2 seats, Socialist Action Movement (MAS) won 1 seat, Veye Yo won 1 seat, and Rasamble won 3 seats.[20] 

**Percent vote by party was unavailable at the time of writing. 

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 9,996,731 (2014 est.)[21]
  • Registered Voters: 4,712,693 (2011 est.)[22]

Gender Data:

  • Female Population: 5,035,655 (2014 est.)[23]
  • Is Haiti a signatory to CEDAW: Yes (17 July 1980)
  • Has Haiti ratified CEDAW: Yes (20 July 1981)[24]
  • Gender Quota:  Yes[25]
  • Female Candidates in this election: Yes
  • Number of Female Legislators: 4 (4%) of 99 seats in the Chamber of Deputies[26]
  • Human Development Index (HDI) Position: 168[27]
  • Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: Medium[28]

Disability Data:

  • Is Haiti a signatory to CRPD: No
  • Has Haiti ratified CRPD: Yes (23 July 2009)[29]