Venezuela won, our America won,
the world won
The Bolivarian leader Hugo Chávez won with 7,444,082 votes, 54.42 percent of the vote, an advantage of ten percent over the far right winger Henrique Capriles
Yesterday the Venezuelan people gave victory to the future of their country, to Our America and the world.
President Hugo Chávez won with 7,444,082 votes, 54.42 percent of the vote, ten points clear of the far right winger Henrique Capriles.
The interim result, read by the president of the National Electoral Council, Tibisay Lucena, said that 13,677,934 citizens went to the polls.
She called the election process quiet and smooth, and called on all parties to celebrate what has been a victory for democracy in the country.
Henrique Capriles, the far-right winger won 44.9 percent of the vote, for a preliminary total of 6,159,544 ballots.
The remaining four contestants did not exceed 0.5 percent of the vote.
After hearing the result, Caracas was virtually illuminated with thousands of fireworks fired almost simultaneously.
In the tradition of the victories of the revolutionary leader, it is expected that the popular majorities will now beginto gather around the Balcony of the People of the Palace of Miraflores to celebrate, together with the Bolivarian leader, a victory that belongs to all mankind.