Voting in Haiti mired in chaos, confusion

  • Children play in the mounds of ballots left at the closed polling stations. Vote tabulation continued in Haiti the day after elections, Monday, Nov. 29. C.W. GRIFFIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Children play in the mounds of ballots left at the closed polling stations. Vote tabulation continued in Haiti the day after elections, Monday, Nov. 29. C.W. GRIFFIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Children play in the mounds of ballots left at the closed polling stations. Vote tabulation continued in Haiti the day after elections, Monday, Nov. 29. C.W. GRIFFIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Children play in the mounds of ballots left at the closed polling stations. Vote tabulation continued in Haiti the day after elections, Monday, Nov. 29. C.W. GRIFFIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Children play in the mounds of ballots left at the closed polling stations. Vote tabulation continued in Haiti the day after elections, Monday, Nov. 29. C.W. GRIFFIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Children play in the mounds of ballots left at the closed polling stations. Vote tabulation continued in Haiti the day after elections, Monday, Nov. 29. C.W. GRIFFIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Children play in the mounds of ballots left at the closed polling stations. Vote tabulation continued in Haiti the day after elections, Monday, Nov. 29. C.W. GRIFFIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Candidate for president Michel Martelly 'Sweet Mickey' holds a press conference at the Karibe Hotel in Petionville Monday, Nov. 29. One of the issues he discussed was possible voter fraud. C.W. GRIFFIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Candidate for president Michel Martelly 'Sweet Mickey' holds a press conference at the Karibe Hotel in Petionville Monday, Nov. 29. One of the issues he discussed was possible voter fraud. C.W. GRIFFIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Workers at the Voting Center of Tabulation put the numbers together for each candidate as reported by the various polling stations. Vote tabulation continued in Haiti the day after elections, Monday, Nov. 29. C.W. GRIFFIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Workers at the Voting Center of Tabulation put the numbers together for each candidate as reported by the various polling stations. Vote tabulation continued in Haiti the day after elections, Monday, Nov. 29. C.W. GRIFFIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Workers at the Voting Center of Tabulation put the numbers together for each candidate as reported by the various polling stations. Vote tabulation continued in Haiti the day after elections, Monday, Nov. 29. C.W. GRIFFIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Workers at the Voting Center of Tabulation put the numbers together for each candidate as reported by the various polling stations. Vote tabulation continued in Haiti the day after elections, Monday, Nov. 29. C.W. GRIFFIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Workers at the Voting Center of Tabulation put the numbers together for each candidate as reported by the various polling stations. Vote tabulation continued in Haiti the day after elections, Monday, Nov. 29. C.W. GRIFFIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Children play in the mounds of ballots left at the closed polling stations. Vote tabulation continued in Haiti the day after elections, Monday, Nov. 29. C.W. GRIFFIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Workers tabulate the numbers for each candidate as reported by the various polling stations. Vote tabulation continued in Haiti the day after elections, Monday, Nov. 29. C.W. GRIFFIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Voting started Sunday in Haiti with lower than expected voter turnout. Many of the stations were not set up and workers were frantically trying to get ready. Violence broke out over frustration of not being able to vote and several polling stations were trashed, like this one in Delmas. C.W. GRIFFIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Voting started Sunday in Haiti with lower than expected voter turnout. Many of the stations were not set up and workers were frantically trying to get ready. Violence broke out over frustration of not being able to vote and several polling stations were trashed, like this one in Delmas. C.W. GRIFFIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Voting started Sunday in Haiti with lower than expected voter turnout. Many of the stations were not set up and workers were frantically trying to get ready. Violence broke out over frustration of not being able to vote and several polling stations were trashed, like this one in Delmas. C.W. GRIFFIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Voting started Sunday in Haiti with lower than expected voter turnout. Many of the stations were not set up and workers were frantically trying to get ready. Violence broke out over frustration of not being able to vote and several polling stations were trashed, like this one in Delmas. C.W. GRIFFIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • A poll worker tries to recover as many voting boxes as he could at this Delmas polling station. C.W. GRIFFIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Voting started Sunday, Nov. 28, in Haiti with lower-than-expected voter turnout. Many of the stations had not set up yet, and workers were frantically trying to get ready. Violence broke when voters were unable to vote, and several polling stations were trashed, including this polling place in building 2004. C.W. GRIFFIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Vote counting started after the polls closed in Port-au-Prince and continued by candlelight on into the night. Voting started Sunday, Nov. 28, in Haiti with lower-than-expected voter turnout. C.W. GRIFFIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Voters wait in line in Cite Soleil for the polls to open. Voting started Sunday, Nov. 28, in Haiti with lower-than-expected voter turnout. Many of the stations had not set up yet, and workers were frantically trying to get ready. C.W. GRIFFIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • A woman looks for her name at a polling station in Port-au-Prince. Voting started Sunday, Nov. 28, in Haiti with lower-than-expected voter turnout. Many of the stations had not set up yet, and workers were frantically trying to get ready. C.W. GRIFFIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Voters wait in line in Cite Soleil for the polls to open with ID cards in hand. Voting started Sunday, Nov. 28, in Haiti with lower-than-expected voter turnout. Many of the stations had not set up yet, and workers were frantically trying to get ready. C.W. GRIFFIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Angered by having to wait in line and questioned about her ID, this woman showed her emotion on her face as she passed the guards at the polls in Cite Soleil. Voting started Sunday, Nov. 28, in Haiti with lower-than-expected voter turnout. Many of the stations had not set up yet and workers were frantically trying to get ready. C.W. GRIFFIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Supporters of Martelly 'Sweet Mickey' paraded through the streets. Voting started Sunday, Nov. 28, in Haiti with lower-than-expected voter turnout. Many of the stations had not set up yet and workers were frantically trying to get ready. C.W. GRIFFIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Ballots were thrown to the ground and walked over. Voting started Sunday, Nov. 28, in Haiti with lower-than-expected voter turnout. Many of the stations had not set up yet and workers were frantically trying to get ready. Violence broke out when voters were unable to vote, and several polling stations in Port-au-Prince were trashed. C.W. GRIFFIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Many in Haiti were unable to vote. This mans hopes died in building 2004 in Port-au-Prince. Voting started Sunday, Nov. 28, in Haiti with lower-than-expected voter turnout. Many of the stations had not set up yet and workers were frantically trying to get ready. C.W. GRIFFIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • A man denounces the voting process aftermath when his polling station in Port-au-Prince was closed. Voting started Sunday, Nov. 28, in Haiti with lower-than-expected voter turnout. Many of the stations had not set up yet and workers were frantically trying to get ready. C.W. GRIFFIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • People in Port-au-Prince look for their names after the violated polls were shut down. Voting started Sunday, Nov. 28, in Haiti with lower-than-expected voter turnout. Many of the stations had not set up yet and workers were frantically trying to get ready. C.W. GRIFFIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • A man yells at workers to hurry with the setup of this polling station in Port-au-Prince. Voting started Sunday, Nov. 28, in Haiti with lower-than-expected voter turnout. Many of the stations had not set up yet and workers were frantically trying to get ready. C.W. GRIFFIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • In Delmas, workers counted the ballots to make sure each packet was correct. Voting started Sunday, Nov. 28, in Haiti with lower-than-expected voter turnout. Many of the stations had not set up yet and workers were frantically trying to get ready. C.W. GRIFFIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Angered by having to wait in line and questioned about his ID, a young man passes the guards at the polls in Cite Soleil. Voting started Sunday, Nov. 28, in Haiti with lower-than-expected voter turnout. C.W. GRIFFIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • UN soldiers were brought in to help quiet the area near building 2004 in Port-au-Prince after it had been trashed. Voting started Sunday, Nov. 28, in Haiti with lower-than-expected voter turnout. Violence broke out when some were unable to vote, and some polling places were vandalized. C.W. GRIFFIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • UN soldiers were brought in to help quiet the area near building 2004 in Port-au-Prince after it had been trashed. Voting started Sunday, Nov. 28, in Haiti with lower-than-expected voter turnout. Violence broke out when some were unable to vote, and some polling places were vandalized. C.W. GRIFFIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • UN soldiers were brought in to help quiet the area near building 2004 in Port-au-Prince after it had been trashed. Voting started Sunday, Nov. 28, in Haiti with lower-than-expected voter turnout. Violence broke out when some were unable to vote, and some polling places were vandalized. C.W. GRIFFIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • A man prepares his ballot in Port-au-Prince. Voting started Sunday, Nov. 28, in Haiti with lower-than-expected voter turnout. Many of the stations had not set up yet, and workers were frantically trying to get ready. C.W. GRIFFIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • A man casts his ballots at a polling station in Port-au-Prince. Voting started Sunday, Nov. 28, in Haiti with lower-than-expected voter turnout. Many of the stations had not set up yet, and workers were frantically trying to get ready. C.W. GRIFFIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • A man prepares to cast his ballot in Port-au-Prince. Voting started Sunday, Nov. 28, in Haiti with lower-than-expected voter turnout. Many of the stations had not set up yet, and workers were frantically trying to get ready. C.W. GRIFFIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • A man checks his ballot at a polling station in Port-au-Prince. Voting started Sunday, Nov. 28, in Haiti with lower-than-expected voter turnout. Many of the stations had not set up yet, and workers were frantically trying to get ready. C.W. GRIFFIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • A woman prepares her ballot in Port-au-Prince. Voting started Sunday, Nov. 28, in Haiti with lower-than-expected voter turnout. Many of the stations had not set up yet, and workers were frantically trying to get ready. C.W. GRIFFIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Supporters of Martelly 'Sweet Mickey' parade through the streets demonstrating their frustration with the election process. Voting started Sunday, Nov. 28, in Haiti with lower-than-expected voter turnout. Many of the stations had not set up yet, and workers were frantically trying to get ready. C.W. GRIFFIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Voting started Sunday, Nov. 28, in Haiti with lower-than-expected voter turnout. Many of the stations had not set up yet, and workers were frantically trying to get ready. Violence broke when some were unable to vote, and several polling stations were trashed. C.W. GRIFFIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Voting started Sunday, Nov. 28, in Haiti with lower-than-expected voter turnout. Many of the stations had not set up yet, and workers were frantically trying to get ready. Violence broke when some were unable to vote, and several polling stations were trashed. C.W. GRIFFIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Violence broke out when voters were unable to vote, and several polling stations were trashed, including this polling spot at building 2004. Voting started Sunday, Nov. 28, in Haiti with lower-than-expected voter turnout. C.W. GRIFFIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • UN soldiers were brought in to help quiet the area near building 2004 in Port-au-Prince after it had been vandalized. Violence broke out when voters were unable to vote, and several polling stations were trashed. Voting started Sunday, Nov. 28, in Haiti with lower-than-expected voter turnout. C.W. GRIFFIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • A woman was checks for her name at the polling station at a local school in Port-au-Prince. Voting started Sunday, Nov. 28, in Haiti with lower-than-expected voter turnout. Many of the stations had not set up yet and workers were frantically trying to get ready. C.W. GRIFFIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Tempers ran high as workers ran behind in setting up a polling station at a school in Delmas. Voting started Sunday, Nov. 28, in Haiti with lower-than-expected voter turnout. Many of the stations had not set up yet and workers were frantically trying to get ready. C.W. GRIFFIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Workers count ballots to ensure the correct count in the packages at a school in Delmas. Voting started Sunday, Nov. 28, in Haiti with lower-than-expected voter turnout. Many of the stations had not set up yet and workers were frantically trying to get ready. C.W. GRIFFIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Men stand at their polling station in Port-au-Prince after closing. Voting started Sunday, Nov. 28, in Haiti with lower-than-expected voter turnout. Many of the stations had not set up yet and workers were frantically trying to get ready. C.W. GRIFFIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF