What’s at stake in Venezuela’s legislative elections? | Brookings Institution

For the first time in many years the pro-Chávez forces risk losing control of the Assembly. Among the factors that could have an adverse impact on the Maduro administration are the serious economic situation (i.e., high inflation, scarcity, corruption) and social situation (i.e., high levels of crime) that Venezuela is experiencing, as well as the marked attrition of support for the president as reflected in the polls. According to a leading Venezuelan polling organization, Datanálisis, 84 percent of the population believes that the country is on the wrong path and only 13 percent view Venezuela’s situation positively.

What’s at stake in Venezuela’s legislative elections? | Brookings Institution.

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