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IN BRIEF: Haiti polls put off following graft claims

Haiti polls put off following graft claims

Port-au-Prince - Run-off elections for most of Haiti's local and legislative offices have been postponed until August after parties protested over irregularities in the first round of voting. A new date for run-off polls, originally set for 23 July, has not been determined, said Elmire Price, executive secretary to the Electoral Council president. However, state- run television said 13 August was the likely date. Every political party has denounced the chaos that marked the elections. AP