Tag Archives: 2012

DemNewsVen Poll: Who will be Venezuela’s next president?

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A Dying President and Electoral Gamesmanship: Violent Thoughts in Venezuela

Chávez stands at his death door. The opposition is poised and united. State media are at the service of the Chávez 2012 campaign. I see promise for Venezuela. Perhaps not because of the successes of the revolution. Perhaps not due … Continue reading

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Instant runoff, approval voting, and the status quo (Caracas Chronicles)

If you haven’t already, please check out my latest post on instant runoff and approval voting in the opposition presidential primary over at Caracas Chronicles.

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Campaign Launch Dates and the Sluggish Opposition in Venezuela

While the United States is certainly not a good comparison for “all things politics” in Venezuela, some basic parallels should be drawn from time to time. Regardless of your ideology, it is difficult to deny that democracy works in the … Continue reading

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Instant Runoff Voting Essential for Opposition Primary Elections in Venezuela

(For more detailed analysis on this subject, please see my latest post entitled “Instant runoff, approval voting and the status quo” published by Caracas Chronicles.) “Instant runoff voting” (or “votación multiple”) is essential for opposition presidential primary elections currently being … Continue reading

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