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Maduro declared winner of Venezuela’s presidential election

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Posted at 11:17 PM, May 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-20 23:17:00-04

President Nicolas Maduro was declared the winner of Venezuela’s presidential election Sunday, according to National Electoral Council President Tibisay Lucena. Lucena said 46.01% of Venezuela’s voting population participated in the election.

With 92.6% of votes tallied, Lucena declared Maduro the winner. Lucena said 5,823,728 votes went to President Maduro. His main opponent, Henri Falcon, came in second with received 1,820,552 votes.

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