Ballots for Haiti Election 2015 arrived from Dubai
All the preparation in place to start the voting process for the election season in Haiti in 2015. The Ballots to be used in the August 9, 2015 vote in Haiti to elect 118 Deputies and two thirds of the Senate just arrived in Airport Toussaint Louverture in Port-au-Prince from Dubai.
On Sunday, June 21, 2015, a delegation of the Provisional Electoral Council (CEP) composed of President Pierre Louis Opont, Secretary Ricardo Augustine, and the Director of the Electoral Register Philippe Augustin flew to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on a seven day inspection visit. They visited the firm responsible for printing the ballots for the upcoming parliamentary elections. The name of the firm responsible for printing was not disclosed; it was selected following an international tender decided by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), which manages the budget of the elections. The ballots have been delivered at the capital city airport before the August 9 election. 12.8 million ballots were required for the first round of the vote for 1508 voting centers and 13,725 polling centers.