On Sunday, the authorities of the National Electoral Council (CNE) presented the first official bulletin on the regional and municipal elections held in the South American country, in which the Venezuelan United Socialist Party (PSUV) won 20 out of 23 contested states.
The President of the National Electoral Council, Pedro Calzadela, reported that there was a participation of 41.80 percent of the population summoned, representing 8,151,793 citizens.
In addition, with 90.21 percent of the records sent, it was determined that the PSUD candidates won the majority of the country’s governors, as well as the mayor’s office of Caracas (the capital).
According to the data provided by the President of the Council, the governorates were distributed as follows, first and second place in the elections:
Amazonas: PSUV 40.16% and Mesa de la Unidad Democrática (MUD) 26.12%.
The Electoral College allowed 2,115,846 Venezuelans to go to the polls and elect their representatives in 3,082 public offices.
Residents voted to choose 23 governors, 335 mayors, 253 legislators and more than 2,471 councilors. On November 26, it will be up to the indigenous peoples to elect their representatives.
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