Welcome to Venezuelanalysis' rolling coverage of the December 9 municipal council elections in Venezuela.
With our expert team fully deployed, we bring you the latest news and events from the Caribbean nation's fifth election in eighteen months, as well as interviews with voters and candidates, and on-the-ground reports. At the end of the day, we will also bring you election results and reactions in real time.
For all the background, information, and some of the key battles of today's elections check out Venezuelanalysis' exclusive Election Guide, as well as a VA-commissioned video following some of the candidates in Merida state.
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