Woman candidate leads presidential election polls in Haiti

11:35, October 02, 2010      

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Presidential candidate of Haiti's Group of Nationalist Democratic Miyrlande Manigat led the polls of voting intention in Haiti, Haitian press reported on Friday.

According to information reaching here from Port-au-Prince, Haiti's capital, Manigat has 23 percent of voting intentions two months before the elections.

According to the poll published by the Informatics, Economy Development and Social Investigation Bureau (BRIDES), candidate of Respeto Party Charles Henry Backer is behind Manigat with 17.3 percent of the voting intentions.

Meanwhile, Jude Celistin, the candidate of the ruling party, is located third place with 7.8 percent.

The elections in Haiti will be hosted in Nov. 28 with 29 presidential candidates, 861 candidates for 11 seats in the Senate and 99 seats for the Deputy Chamber.

Source: Xinhua

(Editor:王寒露)

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