The People’s Power Minister of Industries and National Production, Jorge Arreaza, stressed the importance of the electoral process taking place in the country this Sunday, November 21. As a genuine sample of the democratic system that governs the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.
“Getting here has been an example of perseverance and resistance of a People. We have managed to channel our differences through the vote, and this is the only way we will be able to solve them, to settle them”, said the head of the industrial portfolio in statements to the press after exercising his right to vote in Caracas.
Thus, Minister Arreaza referred to the political confrontation fostered by the national opposition attempting to overthrow the Venezuelan Government.
“There have been many years of political violence, confrontation, polarization when we have this beautiful tool that is a democracy, the vote,” he mentioned.
The head of the Ministry of Industries and National Production also highlighted the international recognition of the National Electoral Council (CNE), which has become a reference in the organization and execution of electoral events.
In these elections, of November 21, 3,082 positions will be elected; among them 23 governors and 335 mayors.
More than 21 million Venezuelan men and women were authorized to vote in 14,262 electoral centers throughout the country.
These elections will be accompanied by four international observation missions: the United Nations (UN), the European Union (EU), the Carter Center, and the Council of Latin American Electoral Experts (CELA).