Open main menu

Jean-Charles Moïse (born 20 April 1967) is a Haitian politician. Moïse opposed President of Haiti Michel Martelly during his five-year mandate. He ran as a candidate in the Haitian presidential election, 2015 for Platfòm Pitit Desalin (a political party that Moïse founded).[1]

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 Diquin. 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.[2] 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


  1. ^ "Profil du candidat à la présidence Moïse Jean Charles" (in French)..
  2. ^