The opposition in Venezuela has banned to participate in elections
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has demanded to prevent the presidential elections in 2018 opposition parties which refused to participate in municipal elections on Sunday and called for a boycott of the vote.
The election was boycotted by three main opposition parties — “people’s will”, and “Justice above all” and “Democratic action”.
Parties that did not participate in today’s vote and called for a boycott of the elections, can no longer participate in them, is the criterion of the National constituent Assembly, and I as head of state, support it.Nicolas Maduro
As he stated, in most municipalities of the country according to the results of Sunday’s vote were won by the representatives of the ruling United socialist party of Venezuela.
According to the National electoral Council, members of the United socialist party headed by 23 of the 24 capitals of the Venezuelan regions.
The opposition had announced boycott of the vote in late October, after the gubernatorial elections, which opposition candidates won in five regions, and representatives of the United socialist party — 18.