Haitian general election, 1995

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General elections were held in Haiti in 1995. The presidential election, held on 17 December, resulted in a victory for René Préval of Fanmi Lavalas.[1] The parliamentary elections, held on 25 June, 13 August and 17 September, were also won by Lavalas. Voter turnout was just 31.09% for the parliamentary elections and 27.8% for the presidential elections.[2][3]

Results[edit]

President[edit]

Candidate Party Votes %
René Préval Fanmi Lavalas 818,014
Léon Jeune Independent 23,188
Victor Benoît National Congress of Democratic Forces 21,513
Rene Julien 12,960
Clark Parent 12,842
Edy Volel
Richard Vladimir Jeanty
Francis Jean
Jean Arnold Dumas
Julio Larosiliere
Dieuveuil Joseph
Gerard Dalvius
Rockerfeller Guerre
Fermin Jean-Louis
Invalid/blank votes -
Total 994,599 100
Source: Nohlen

Chamber of Deputies[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/-
Fanmi Lavalas 67 New
National Front for Change and Democracy 2 -25
Faction of the National Reconstruction Movement 1 New
National Congress of Democratic Forces 1 New
National Progressive Revolutionary Movement 1 New
Power Association of Popular Organisations 1 New
Christian Democratic Association 1 New
National Cobite Movement 1 -4
Other parties 3 -
Independents 5 0
Invalid/blank votes - - -
Total 1,140,523 83 +2
Source: Nohlen, IPU

Senate[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/-
Fanmi Lavalas 17 New
National Front for Change and Democracy 1 -12
National Congress of Democratic Forces 1 New
Christian Democratic Association 1 New
Independents 7 +6
Invalid/blank votes - -
Total 1,140,523 27 +1
Source: IPU

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume I, p392 ISBN 978-0-19-928357-6
  2. ^ Haiti: Elections held in 1995 Inter-Parliamentary Union
  3. ^ Nohlen, p392