The election of state governors will be held in December 2012, whereas the voting for mayors will take place in April 2013
The National Electoral Council (CNE) in a session held on Tuesday agreed to set the elections for Venezuelan president for October 7, 2012, CNE director Vicente Díaz posted on his Twitter account.
Election of state governors will be held in December 2012, whereas the voting for mayors will take place in April 2013.
It was disclosed that the day of local polls was not defined because the CNE should work on the schedule.
José Vicente Rangel clearly said: "We are not conducting negotiations threatened with a gun in the head." He warned behind closed doors in the midst of the social upheaval occurred during the oil strike in 2002 and 2003. Dissenting Timoteo Zambrano answered back that no other option was available: "The thing is that otherwise, you do not negotiate."