News from Haiti

Tuesday, February 07, 2006

Polls closed; preliminary results

Port-au-Prince, February 7, 2006. Election polls have closed around the country, and the votes are being tallied in over 800 polling centers. Preliminary results indicate strong support for Charles Henri Baker in the northern part of Haiti and throughout the rural areas. Early results from Port-au-Prince show broad support for Rene Preval in the several areas where results have been reported to Baker headquarters. Final official results will be announced by the CEP Friday.