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Originally posted on Caracas Chronicles:
As of 6:51 p.m., based on numerous sources, we can safely predict Henrique Capriles has won the opposition’s nomination. Congratulations to all the candidates for a great primary. On to October, united we stand. UPDATE: …

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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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Chávez call for dialogue as international public relations strategy

CARACAS — Why is Chávez calling for debate now? After years of confrontation and polarization, what explains the shift? Every day, since Saturday, January 15, a multitude of editorials, opinion columns and blog posts are published, attempting to get to … Continue reading

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VENEZUELA NOW News Report #1 w/ Roberto Silvers

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Chavez: Our Coup Just a Prelude to Their Coup

President Hugo Chávez writes a sometimes weekly column to the nation, entitled “The Chávez Lines.” Much like the Weekly Address by the US President, but written. This week’s text is particularly telling of how he views his political opponents, and … Continue reading

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