The vice president of the ruling United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV), Diosdado Cabello, stated that “the Bolivarian revolution is going to do whatever it has to do to win overwhelmingly”The regional and local elections on November 21.
“The only thing that I am sure of is that the Bolivarian revolution is going to do everything it has to do to win overwhelmingly, to have results in favor of the Bolivarian revolution. If they accept it, what changes? Any”Cabello said during a press conference one day after the start of the electoral campaign.
He recalled that the PSUV has 3,082 candidates for the 3,082 positions disputed in these elections, and that from the bases of the ruling party they made a “authentic renovation”Through primaries, in which“only 10% of those who were mayors again aspire to re-election ”.
“We have 3,082 main candidates and there are 70,000 candidates in Venezuela for these elections. Who registers the rest of the candidates? The Venezuelan opposition fragmented, divided, fought, without a leadership, without a general orientation”, Underlined the number two of Chavismo.
Cabello explained that the ruling party prepares its electoral platform with the mechanism called 1×10, through which a follower guarantees the vote of 10 other people.
In addition, it indicated that “the primary task of the candidates is to show their government program”, Which is why the party required them to present it at public events within the next three days, after the electoral campaign began.
“Win yes, but we have also proposed to convince“Said Cabello, who added that”from these elections there will be a monitoring commission”To the efforts of the winning candidates.
On the other hand, he pointed out that the party already has “99.7% of all witnesses”Elections for the election day, guaranteeing at least two per polling station throughout the country.
The Chavista leader assured that “on November 22, Venezuela has to wake up in peace”, With the results announced by the Electoral Power and reiterated the call to the Venezuelan opposition to accept the official vote count. “We are willing to do it now (acknowledge the results)”Said Cabello.
Finally, he reiterated that Chavismo is convinced of the “extraordinary participation” that Venezuelans will have in the elections and called on citizens to vote.
For the regional and local elections, the bulk of the opposition will attend, for the first time since 2017, including the sector led by the opposition Juan Guaidó, after requesting abstention in the 2018 presidential elections, and the 2020 Parliamentary elections, in which Chavismo obtained 92% of the deputies on the list.
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