The president of the National Electoral Council (CNE) reported that all troubles in polling centers have been promptly solved and controlled both by CNE authorities and military officers of Plan República
All the occurrences so far in polling centers "have been controlled," Tibisay Lucena, the president of the National Electoral Council, said.
"We have had some small incidents and should acknowledge that at this time, compared with other elections, they have been fully controlled. There was a situation in Maracaibo (the capital city of eastern Zulia state), which was controlled and everything that has happened has been promptly solved. This shows responsiveness not only of the CNE, but also of our Bolivarian Armed Forces and Plan República," she said.
President Nicolás Maduro is not only the heir to the throne, but also to an economic crisis which demanded urgent measures to rectify the course. The crisis showed up in two aspects: a 50% inflation estimate, and shortage of staples ranging between 70% and 98%. These issues might hit the President's poor popularity; considering his feeble electoral victory of 1% over his challenger.