New Haiti Elections Poll - Jude Celestin Trails Mirlande Manigat By Less Than One Percent

There are some new poll numbers out for the Haiti presidential elections. Mirlande Manigat is in the lead at 23.2 percent and Jude Celestin is right behind her at 22.5 percent.

These are the numbers for "likely voters" the Miami Herald says...

What do you mean likely voters?

Et bien, my friend... Haiti se moun ki gen tan ki al vote... Les ZUZUs n'ont pas le temps... Tu compris?

The herald quoted Reginald Boulos in saying that "The people who are for Celestin are more likely to go vote for him than the people who say they are for Manigat."

This latest poll, sponsored by the Economic forum (of which Reginal Boulos is chairman), is "a national poll of 6,000 Haitians" that began Oct 13 and ended Oct 20

One more thing...

According the poll (and the herald), If the elections scheduled for Nov. 28 were held today, Preval's INITE platform would win the majority of 11 seats up for grabs in the Senate


  • What do you think about these polls numbers?
  • What is your view on the presidential race so far?
  • Can the people (Pep La) actually election their own president in Haiti this year?

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Claude Seide says...

Mrs >Manigat does not deserve to be anything in Haiti.

Thanks to her childish, selfish withdrawal out of the senatorial elections, Haiti ended up with goons like Rudy Heriveaux in the senate.She disregarded the efforts of the people who stood in line for hours to vote for her in order to keep her spoiled husband happy.Make him vote for

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Jean says...

Well, I think it is normal to have that many candidates.That happens in all democratic society.

US never have two presidential candidates in any election, it is always more than two, but the democratic party and the GOP are considered to be the two major party.The media don't even bother to talk about the other

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Supernova Club Juvenille says...

Oh yes Madam Manigat is good, we are proud of you. Do not stop the grate on the nerves with such satisfactory results.

Because it is time for the party's political powers that be know that "The genie has a century after all he has to degenerate>>" The future will tell the

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Nisslove says...

I think that two people should be applied for elections like they do it in the US. I dont know why all those

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Thomas Valcin says...

Ihave no trust whatsoever in this

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