Nicolás Maduro (Nicolás Maduro) addressed the public, in which he affirmed that “the whole map is clear” and that Chavezism won a “good victory”.
Madrid. (European media). The Venezuelan United Socialist Party, which is currently ruling the country, has taken control of 20 of its 23 provinces – more than 85%.
Pedro Calzadilla (Chairman of the National Election Commission) explained that Carmen Melendez, the PSUV candidate, received 58.9% support from Caracas, which is close to 380,400 voters. He will be the next mayor of the capital.
In addition, according to the Venezuelan newspaper “Últimas Noticias”, Calzadilla reports that the participation rate in these districts and municipal elections is 41.8%-more than 8 million and 150,000 Venezuelans.
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro delivered a speech to citizens in which he affirmed that “the entire map is clearly drawn” and that Chavismism has won “a good victory”.
“Thanks to Venezuelan citizens, active, voting and conscious persons Our experience is very important for what we will do in the coming days and months,” said the President.
He called for dialogue in order to understand and stressed the need to continue to learn from others and correct mistakes to find a solution.
To achieve this, he called for “a new history in respect for the system” by contacting victorious mayors and governors to “make joint planning and support the states which support them”.
With the first batch of participation data, the opposition Henrique Capriles (Henrique Capriles) transferred his “recognition” to those who “worked tirelessly during the election” on his social network .
Additionally, citizens and their opponents voiced their dismay throughout the day. They condemned the need to press the election authorities to close the polling centre when there are no Venezuelans awaiting.
About the outcome
Maduro had earlier called for the exercise the right to vote to show the “spiritof peace” during elections attended by opposition parties as well as EU observers.
Maduro said that the presence of international observers was “a good sign that the world is interested in Venezuelan elections”. However, he also urged the EU envoy, just like he did last Saturday to “humbly” respect election results. election.
“I want to express my gratitude to the EU for their supervision and observation. They have the humility to be supervised by other countries. They all adhere to their duties and comply with the constitution and laws.” he stated. According to the Venezuelan Presidential Press Department.
One killed, two hurt
Reports of a violent incident at a Zulia State polling station in the northwest of the country led to one death and two other injuries as the election progressed.
According to Venezuelan newspaper La Verdad, the incident took place when two armed men entered the polling center of the municipal government in a white truck and opened fire upon those present.