ElectionGudie

Oct. 25, 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 22 None

Truth 12 None

Convention for Democratic Unity 7 None

Organization of People in Struggle 7 None

Fanmi Lavalas 6 None

Haiti in Action 4 None

Patriotic Unity Party 3 None

Alternative League for the Progress and Emancipation of Haiti 3 None

Regrouping of Social Democratic Fusion 3 None

MOSANO 2 None

Renmen Haiti 2 None

Reseau National Bouclier 2 None

Konbit Travaye Peyizan pou Libere Ayiti 1 None

Konsyans Patriotik 1 None

Parti pour la Libération des Masses et d'Intégration Sociale 1 None

Platform of the Little Dessalines (PPD) 1 None

Socialist Action Movement 1 None

Consortium 1 None

Pou nou tout (PONT) 1 None

Haitian Nationalist Movement 1 None

Federalist Party 1 None

More Info:

At stake in this election:      

  • 91 seats in the Chamber of Deputies – only 8 deputies were elected in the first round of voting held on 9 August 2015.[1]

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,[2] Turneb DELPE[3]
  • Party: G18 Policy Platform / Plateforme Politique G18
  • Leader: Joseph WUILSON[4]
  • Party: Defile Pati Politik Fanm Ak Fanmi (Political Parties Women and Families)
  • Leader: Marie Rebecca GUILLAUME[5]
  • Party: Konbit Travaye Peyizan Pou Libere Ayiti (Kontra Pep La)
  • Leader: Jean William JEANTY[6]
  • Party: Consortium National des Partis Politiques Haitiens (CNPPH)
  • Leader: Jeantel JOSEPH[7]
  • Party: Ansanm Patriyot pou Lavni Ayiti (APLA)
  • Party: AYITI AN AKSYON (HAITI'S ACTION)
  • Leader: Youri LATORTUE[8]
  • Party: Inite Patriyotik
  • Party: Respe (RESPECT)
  • Leader: Charles Henry BAKER[9]
  • Party: Ligue Alternative pour le Progres et l’Emancipation Haitienne
  • Leader: Jean Hector ANACACIS[10]
  • Party: Pont (Pou Nou Tout)
  • Leader: Dr. Evalliere Beauplan[11]
  • Party: Reseau Bouclier National
  • Leader: Jodson Leroy ROSEMOND[12]
  • Party: Konvansyon Inite Demokratik (KID)
  • Leader: Enold JOSEPH[13]
  • Party: Platfom Pitit Dessalines
  • Leader: Amogene CHARLES[14]
  • Party: Oganizasyon Pep Kap Lite
  • Leader: Pierree Paul Dit Harry MARSAN[15]
  • Party: Renmen Ayiti
  • Leader: Jean Henry CEANT[16]
  • Party: Parti Fusion Des Sociaux-Democrates Haitiens
  • Leader: Edmonde Supplice BEAUZILE[17]
  • Party: Fanmi Lavalas
  • Leader: Maryse NARCISSE[18]
  • Party: Verite
  • Leader: Genard JOSEPH[19]
  • Party: Parti Haitien Tet Kale
  • Leader: Marie Yanick MEZILE[20]

Last election:

  • The last election for the Chamber of Deputies was held on 9 August 2015, where 1,046,516 votes were cast and voter turnout was 18%. Only 8 deputies were elected in the first round of voting, leaving 91 seats open for the second round.

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 9,996,731 (2014 est.)[21]
  • Registered Voters: 5,871,450 (2015)[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]