The Polls in the Presidential Election in Haiti

The Polls in the Presidential Election in Haiti

Here is an example of problem in taking Polls in the Presidential Election in Haiti.

As lots of people are lining up to succeed the outgoing President Martelly, everybody is anxiously waiting to see the final winner. Two poll surveys conducted indicate same five front runners in the presidential race, but with different lead positions. The leading candidates in the race are: Jude Célestin, Jovenel Moïse, Moïse Jean-Charles, Maryse Narcisse, and Jean-Henry Céant. Integrated Communications and Research (ICR) conducted a cell phone based poll. It shows Jovenel Moïse would get a 7.7% lead over his next rival Jude Célestin. As per ICR poll 5 top candidates would get the following percentage of votes: Jovenel Moïse (Tet Kale Party) 20.5%, Jude Célestin (LAPEH Party) 12.8%, Moïse Jean-Charles (Platfom Pitit Desalin) 8.7%, Jean-Henry Céant (Renmen Ayiti) 2.5%, Maryse Narcisse (Fanmi Lavalas) 2.1%, Other candidates 19%, percentage not responded/ undecided 34.4%. Meanwhile, an in-person poll conducted by the Research Office in Computer Science and Economic and Social Development (BRIDES) shows the following status: Jude Célestin 31.3%, Jovenel Moïse 12.9%, Moïse Jean-Charles 10.7%, Maryse Narcisse 6.3%, Jean-Henry Céant 6%, other candidates 19.3% and, percentage not responded/ undecided 13.5%.

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