Venezuela’s 2018 presidential election underway
By Xu Fang
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Caracas (People's Daily) -Venezuelans began casting ballots for their country’s next leader as the 2018 presidential election is officially underway. Ruling party incumbent Nicolas Maduro is running against Progressive Advance Party leader Henry Falcon, EEC party’s Javier Bertucci, and Reinaido Quijada from the UPP89 party. The new leader will be inaugurated on January 10, 2019, and will supposedly remain in power through 2025.

 At two separate voting stations, People’s Daily observed active participation and a well-organized ballot casting process in place.