An unofficial referendum was held in Venezuela on 16 July 2017. The referendum was called by the National Assembly in response to the constitutional crisis and President Nicolás Maduro's plans for a Constitutional Assembly.
A constitutional referendum was held in Venezuela on 2 December 2007 to amend 69 articles of the 1999 Constitution. Reform was needed, according to Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez, to initiate the transformation into a socialist country; detractors said he was using the reforms to become a dictator.. The referendum was narrowly defeated, giving Chávez the first election loss of his nine ... en.wikipedia.org
Elections in Venezuela are held at a national level for the President of Venezuela as head of state and head of government, and for a unicameral legislature.The President of Venezuela is elected for a six-year term by direct election plurality voting, and is eligible for re-election.The National Assembly (Asamblea Nacional) has 165 members (diputados), elected for five-year terms using a mixed ... en.wikipedia.org
El referéndum constitucional de Venezuela de 2007 fue una propuesta sin éxito hecha inicialmente por el presidente venezolano Hugo Chávez y luego ampliada por la Asamblea Nacional de Venezuela con el objeto de modificar 69 artículos de la Constitución de 1999, entre los cuales estaba el de conformar a Venezuela como Estado socialista.Esta propuesta perdió el referéndum. es.wikipedia.org
Venezuela is in the midst of an unprecedented economic and political crisis marked by severe food and medicine shortages, soaring crime rates, and an increasingly authoritarian executive. Critics of President Nicolas Maduro and his predecessor, Hugo Chavez, say Venezuela’s economic woes are the ... www.cfr.org