|Published:||Nov 26, 2010 7:39 PM EST|
|Updated:||Nov 26, 2010 4:39 PM EST|
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) - Haiti's presidential candidates are wrapping up their campaigns with loud, musical rallies.
The major candidates are focusing their last-ditch efforts on the capital, Port-au-Prince, where more than a third of voters live.
Nineteen candidates seeking the post in Sunday's balloting include ex-prime ministers, an ex-first lady, popular musician and garment factory owner. Outgoing President Rene Preval backs the head of the state-run construction company.
The victor expects to oversee billions of dollars in foreign aid pledged after the Jan. 12 earthquake. He or she will also inherit joblessness, millions of quake-displaced citizens and a cholera epidemic expected to sicken 400,000 people.
The list of 4.7 million registered voters includes many who died in the quake.
(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
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