Report: Exit Polls Indicate Hugo Chavez Lost Venezuelan ElectionSubmitted by emalvini on Sun, 10/07/2012 - 21:58
Daily Caller: A Spanish news outlet is reporting that exit polls show socialist president Hugo Chavez has lost his bid for re-election to centrist opposition candidate Henrique Capriles.
According to an English language translation of the local report, based on Google Translate, Chavez is headed for defeat:
The candidate of the Democratic Unity Table (MUD), Henrique Capriles, is leading against Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez in the presidential elections held on Sunday … according to exit polls by consultancy Variance prior to the closing of polling stations. The time set for the closing was 12:30 a.m. Spanish time, however, and because of the long lines in some of them, polls have remained open without a definite closure time.