The Carabobo newspaper Notitarde is citing unnamed sources as saying Venezuela’s Electoral Council is considering holding the Presidential elections in July or August of next year. In the case of July, it would leave the opposition’s candidate (supposed to be elected in a February 2012 primary) all of five months to campaign.
The MUD has already said that they will not change the primary date.
Update: Unnamed sources at the CNE are denying they are considering this. Which can mean anything, really.Caracas Chronicles is 100% reader-supported. Support independent Venezuelan journalism by making a donation.