Opposition presidential candidate Javier Bertucci, a TV evangelist, shows his ballot during presidential elections in Valencia, Venezuela, Sunday, May 20, 2018. Amidst hyperinflation and shortages of food and medicine President Nicolas Maduro is seeking a second six-year term in an election that a growing chorus of foreign governments refuse to recognize after key opponents were barred from running. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
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The Facts About Venezuela’s May 20th Presidential Election

Despite a high level of election transparency, one that Jimmy Carter called “the best in the world”, the US and its allies have accused Venezuela of election fraud. Caleb Maupin breaks down how Venezuela’s electoral system really works.