Haitians vote in hopes of restoring constitutional order

A voter casts her ballot at a polling station in a school in the commune of Cite Soleil, in the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince, on November 20, 2016Port-au-Prince (AFP) – Haitians cast their ballots Sunday for president and members of the legislature in elections that had been delayed for more than a year by a constitutional crisis. Leading candidates for president include Jovenel Moise, a wealthy Haitian backed by former president Michel Martelly, and Jude Celestin, candidate of the opposition LAPEH. Also up for grabs are 25 of the 109 seats in the lower house of Haiti’s legislature, and 16 of the 30 Senate seats.

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