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Martelly Wins Election

Martelly Wins Election

Michel Martelly won a landslide victory in Haiti’s presidential election. Preliminary results from the provisional electoral council gave the 50-year-old entertainer, also known as ‘Sweet Mickey’ and political outsider a clear win with nearly 68% of the vote, compared with less than 32% for his rival.

The new president tweeted his thanks to voters: "We'll work for all Haitians. Together we can do it."