Moise wins Haiti presidential vote in first round: early results

Jovenel Moise (L), presidential candidate of the PHTK party, speaks after preliminary results showed he had won the first round of Haiti's election on November 28, 2016Port-au-Prince (AFP) – Businessman Jovenel Moise appealed for unity after official preliminary results showed he won Haiti’s presidential election in the first round. Provisional Electoral Council president Leopold Berlanger cautioned that the results were preliminary and final results would not be confirmed until December 29. Moise, a 48-year-old businessman who was backed by former president Michel Martelly but has never held political office, appealed to Haitians to unite behind him.

Share this article