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Jean has since moved to a secret location in Haiti and now has to find out if the Caribbean country's electoral commission, the CEP, will give approve his candidacy, especially since questions arose about him meeting the residency requirements.
The Haitian Constitution says that candidates must live in the country for five consecutive years prior to an election. Growing up in the US, Jean knew this would be an issue but believes that his ambassadors appointment by President Rene Preval in 2007 excuses him from the requirement.
But Jean will accept whatever the commission decides in the end. "We await the CEP decision but the laws of the Haitian Constitution must be respected," Jean said via e-mail.
The CEP was supposed to announce the official list of presidential candidates on Tuesday. However, there are still a few candidates that are still under review, a spokesperson for the commission said.