Chavismo consolidated his power in Venezuela this Sunday By winning 20 of the country’s 23 states, except Caracas, in regional electionsElections were voted on by 41.8% of voters and for the first time in 15 years, there was an EU election monitoring mission (EU-MOE).
Opposition parties paid a heavy price for disunity -If he had broken it, at least three more states could have brought him closer to victory- calling for a five-year abstention, which has sown the seeds of distrust among the majority of citizens. They are greatly affected by the lack of answers to a community that demands results from them and receives only empty promises.
Voting in Caracas
In the capital, former Interior Minister Carmen Melendes (PSUV) won with 58.93% of the vote. Out of the counted votes, he was ahead of the opposition Antonio Ecarri (Alianza Lapiz) with 15.54% of the vote, while the anti-Savista Thomas Guanib appeared third with the initials of the Unit Table Democratic (MUD). .
With those summaries, they won the 2015 parliamentary election, the biggest opposition victory in recent years. That, too, is another of the day-to-day readings that the magnetism of those abbreviations has lost its effect.
State to State
Chavismo won with Luis José Marcano in the Anzoátegui states; Apure, with German Piate; Apure, with Karina Carbio; Bolivar, with Angel Morgano; Karabopho, with Raphael Lagawa; Falcon, with Victor Clark; Quarico, with Jose Manuel Vazquez; Laura, with Adolfo Pereira; Merida, with Jehison Kuzman; Miranda, with Hector Rodriguez, as well as Monacos, with Ernesto Luna.
Also in Portugal (Antonio Cedeno), Sucre (Gilberto Amilcar Pinto), Trujillo (Gerardo Marquez), Yaragui (Julio Caesar Leon Heredia), Amazonas (Miguel Rodriguez), Delta Amaguro (Licetro).
Parinas, the home state of Hugo Chavez, is one of the still undefined regions. There, the ruling party, Argentine Chavez – Hugo Chavez’s brother – has so far received 93,097 votes, up from 37.05%, while Freddie Superlano (Democratic Unity Table, MUD) received 92,424 votes, 36.79% of the total vote.
According to Tachira, Freddie Bernal (PSUV) received 136,779 votes so far, while the current governor, Lady Gomez (Democratic Action), received 133,925 votes.
On the other hand, the opposition has won in the traditional Savista stronghold of the Cojedes, where MUD’s Jose Alberto Kalindas has won, as well as in the emerging Fuerza Vecinal Party’s Moral Rodriguez Avila in Nua Esparta.
In Julia, the most populous state in the country, MUD’s senior Manuel Rossell has his most impressive victory as the next governor.
If official victory is confirmed in the more disputed states, Chavismo improves what it received in 2017, winning in 18 states and Caracas.
Maduro asks for respect for the results
After learning of the referendum, President Nicolas Maduro respected the results and celebrated his party’s victory. “My call to all winners and non-winners is to respect the results. It is a political dialogue, it is a national reunification,” Maduro said from Miraflores Presidential Palace.
In his opinion, the success of the PSUV was possible because of the “diligence” and “honesty” of the militancy in their work. Finally, he expressed the hope of working hand in hand “in conversation” with victorious opponents in Julia, Nueva Esparta and Cojedes.
For his part, Chavismo’s number two, Diostato Cabello, along with that will, promised that its results would be reflected in the mayors.
“Here is the whole of Venezuela, this is the political map of our country,” Cabello said, confirming the decision by showing a red-painted map of his country, with the exception of three states won by anti-Savista protesters. Guarantees peace and tranquility “.
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