President Carter announces that CNE says it is willing to keep voting centers open for as long as it takes so everyone gets to vote. Lines remain very long throughout Venezuela, turnout appears to be extraordinarily high.
Presidents Carter and Gaviria once again urged everyone not to announce results before CNE makes an official statement…but, lets get real: this is Venezuela, information leaks, exit polls leak, sewer systems leak, everything leaks…and, dear readers, Hugo Chavez is in big big trouble…
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