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Winning the popular vote in Venezuela
The results of Venezuela’s parliamentary election are in and, as we said in last week’s special report, it’s not enough to win the popular vote. The opposition to President Hugo Chavez say they have won 52 percent of the vote, but that gives them only a third of the seats in parliament. Read our latest story here.
Still, it was a major blow to Chavez and raises opposition hopes of defeating him at the next presidential election in 2012.
To see the special report on the opposition in PDF format, click here.