Opposition Holds Miranda and Lara, Loses Zulia and Táchira

David Smilde

In its first bulletin the CNE announced that Henrique Capriles won Miranda with just over 50%, and Henri Falcón won Lara with 54%. Francisco Arias Cardenas won Zulia with just over 50% of the vote and Vielma Mora won Táchira by a healthy margin.