Haitian presidential election, 2000

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Presidential elections were held in Haiti on 26 November 2000.[1] The opposition parties, organised into the recently created Convergence Démocratique, boycotted the election after disputing the results of the parliamentary elections. The result was a landslide victory for Jean-Bertrand Aristide, who received 91.7% of the vote with a turnout of around 50%.[2]


Candidate Party Votes %
Jean-Bertrand Aristide Fanmi Lavalas 2,632,534 91.7
Arnold Dumas Independent 56,678 2.0
Evan Nicolas Union for National Reconciliation 45,441 1.6
Serge Sylvain Independent 37,371 1.3
Calixte Dorisca Independent 36,233 1.3
Jacques Philippe Dorce Independent 32,245 1.2
Paul Arthur Fleurival Independent 31,100 1.1
Invalid/blank votes -
Total 2,871,602 100
Source: Nohlen


  1. ^ Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume I, p381 ISBN 978-0-19-928357-6
  2. ^ Option Zero in Haiti, New Left Review May-June 2004