House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn (D-SC) will lead a Congressional Delegation to Haiti to observe the national elections taking place on Sunday. As Haiti continues to struggle to recover from the earthquake that struck in January, the Members of Congress traveling to Haiti want to help ensure that the election is fair and successful.
Clyburn will lead a delegation of 11 others on the trip, most of them Democrats:
Rep. John Conyers (D-MI), Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA), Del. Donna Christian-Christiansen (D-VI), Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE), Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO), Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), Rep. Marcia Fudge (D-OH), Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX), Rep. Corrine Brown (D-FL), Rep. Laura Richardson (D-CA), and Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA).
The delegation is scheduled to arrive in Port-au-Prince on Sunday morning, visit with officials and go to two voting centers,a nd depart Haiti Sunday night.