Haiti - Elections : Opening of polling stations
This morning at 6:00 am the polling stations opened, to elect 8 senators, 1 deputies and 5,536 local authorities (ASEC, CASEC and city delegate) http://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-19927-haiti-news-zapping-politics.html on just over 31,000 candidates http://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-19785-haiti-news-zapping-politics.html . A quiet opening and little crowd have been reported. Several voters and representatives of political parties have already exercised their civic duty.
The voting centers are secured by the Haitian National Police (PNH) and the peacekeepers of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH).
Message from the Mayor of Les Cayes
Jean Gabriel Fortuné, the Mayor of Les Cayes has appealed to all "[...] to go to vote, go to fulfill your civil duty, the future of the country, the communes and the communal sections depend on yours. Vote en masse, vote for people who will fight in the interest of the department. Good Sunday."
Emergency number in case of irregularities
The Provisional Electoral Council announced the availability of the short number 8838 which will allow to reach its emergency cell, this number will be available this Sunday, January 29 from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm "Voters, observers and staff can call to report an irregularity or a fact that could undermine the integrity of the voting process during and after the elections," indicates the CEP, that underlines that a team is responsible for taking the situation reports and providing an effective response.
How to find your Voting Centers and polling station
See also :