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Venezuela socialists win most governorships in vote: electoral body


Venezuela socialists win most governorships in vote: electoral body
Reuters: Top News

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's electoral body said the leftist government of Nicolas Maduro took a majority of governorships in Sunday's regional election, sparking accusations of fraud from the opposition.

Electoral board president Tibisay Lucena said the ruling Socialist Party had won 17 governorships, versus five for the opposition with irreversible results in for all but one of the 23 states.

Reporting by Caracas newsroom; Writing by Alexandra Ulmer; Editing by Andrew Cawthorne



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