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Preliminary Election Results in Haiti Show Win For Pro-Aristide Candidates

ISSN:1060-4189
LADB Article ID: 56022
Category/Department: Haiti
Date: 1995-07-21
By: LADB Staff

Preliminary results from Haiti's June 25 legislative and local elections show candidates backing President Jean Bertrand Aristide will control both houses of the legislature as well as the governments of most major cities. Popular folk singer Emmanuel Charlemagne won the Port-au-Prince mayoral race, defeating incumbent mayor Evans Paul. Although most opposition parties protested the elections, international observers, including US and UN officials, called them legitimate.

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