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Jean-Charles Moïse (born 20 April 1967) is a Haitian politician. He is the Chairman of the Pitit Desalin political party and was a candidate for President of Haiti in 2015. He served a term as Senator for the Nord Department and before that served three consecutive terms as the Mayor of Milot.

Jean-Charles Moïse
Jean-Charles Moïse Sep 2016.jpg
Senator for Nord
In office
PresidentRené Préval
Michel Martelly
Personal details
Born (1967-04-20) 20 April 1967 (age 52)
Milot, Haiti
Political partyPlatfòm Pitit Desalin


Moïse completed his studies at the National School of Milot and the Lycée Philippe Guerrier in Cap-Haïtien. He studied accounting science at Adventist University Diquini. He was the mayor of Milot (year unknown) and senator later during his life. He accused Martelly of holding a United States passport but it was denied by Martelly and the American Embassy in Port-au-Prince.[1] He resigned as Senator in order to run for the presidency. He received 14.22% of the popular votes, ranking 3rd, after Jovenel Moïse (PHTK) and Jude Celestin (LAPEH).

Jean-Charles Moïse does not claim a familial relationship with Jovenel Moïse.

Electoral recordsEdit


Haitian presidential election, 2015
Candidate Party First round Second round
Votes % Votes %
Jovenel Moïse Haitian Tèt Kale Party 508,761 32.81
Jude Célestin Ligue Alternative pour le Progrès et l'Emancipation Haitienne 392,782 25.27
Jean-Charles Moïse Platfòm Pitit Desalin 222,109 14.27
Maryse Narcisse Fanmi Lavalas 108,844 7.05
Eric Jean Baptiste Mouvement Action Socialiste 56,427 3.63
Source: CEP Haiti