Want to know why the Castros have not held an election in Cuba in more than five decades? This is why.
Official results, Government = 46 seats, Opposition = 99 seats. 22 seats still not called.
Signing off after a thrilling, historic night that had everything: carometro, crazy rumors, a DDoS attack, BarandaTime.
6D has upended everything everyone thought they knew about Venezuelan politics.
There’ll be so much more to blog in the days ahead. So much more.
12:45: Maduro babbling about Arbenz.
12:44: Maduro gives subdued address. Then pivots to blame the “Economic War.”
12:34: OFFICIAL RESULTS
PSUV 24 circuit seats + 22 list seats = 46 seats.
MUD 72 circuit seats + 27 list seats = 99 seats.
22 still not called.
12:33: A LOT of circuits are not going to have winners announced: Amazonas 1, Apure 1, Aragua 2, Aragua 3, Aragua 4, Carabobo 4, Guarico 1, Guarico 2, Guarico 3, Lara 2, Monagas 1, Merida List. Jezum.
12:28: Tibisay: Espiritu Cívico, bla bla.
12:27: Tibisay on the move.
12:17: Serious talk now of a negotiation to give the MUD 108 seats, instead of the 113 we won.
11:28: Rumour that we won in Vargas. VARGAS. V-a-r-g-a-s. (Not confirmed.)
11:26: VP headquarters son una fiesta: hugs, bleary sleep-deprived eyes and elation.
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