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A presidential election was held in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela on 30 July 2000. This was the first election held under Venezuela's newly adopted 1999 constitution. Map of Venezuela Venezuela is divided into 23 states (estados), 1 Capital District (Distrito Capital) and the Federal Dependencies (Dependencias Federales de Ultramar) that consist on a large number of Venezuelan islands. ... This is a list of cities in Venezuela. ... A map showing the location of Lake Maracaibo. ... City motto: Ave María Santísima, sin pecado concebida, en el primer instante de su ser natural. ... The city of Maracaibo, nicknamed La Tierra del Sol Amada (The Land Beloved by the Sun), founded in 1571, is the capital of the Zulia State and is Venezuelas second largest population center. ... City motto: (English:) City nickname: Capital industrial de Venezuela (English: Industrial capital of Venezuela) Location of Valencia Mayor Francisco Cabrera Santos (2004 – 2008) Population   â€“Total (2001)   â€“Density Metropolitan area 1,400,000 xxx - km² Time zone UTC –4 Latitude Longitude 10º 10´11 N 68º.59´12 W Official website... Current President Hugo Chávez was elected in December 1998 on a platform that called for the creation of a National Constituent Assembly in order to write a new Constitution. ... Elections in Venezuela gives information on election and election results in Venezuela. ... List of Presidents of Venezuela José Antonio Páez (1830-1835) José María Vargas (1835-1837) Carlos Soublette (1837-1839) José Antonio Páez (1839-1843) Carlos Soublette (1843-1847) José Tadeo Monagas (1847-1851) José Gregorio Monagas (1851-1855) José Tadeo Monagas (1855-1858) Julián Castro (1858... The National Assembly (Spanish Asamblea Nacional) is the current legislative branch of the Venezuelan government. ... Political parties in Venezuela lists political parties in Venezuela. ... Venezuelas priorities in the international arena are: Respect for human rights; The right of all people to self-determination; Nonintervention in the internal affairs of other nations; Peaceful settlement of disputes between nations, including border disputes; The right of all people to peace and security; and Support for democracy. ... This is the history of Venezuela. ... Venezuelan Independence War in 1811-1812 was Venezuelas first war for independence from Spanish colonial rule. ... New Grenada was the name given to a group of colonial provinces in northern South America, corresponding mainly to modern Colombia. ... Simón José Antonio de la Santísima Trinidad Bolívar y Palacios (July 24, 1783 – December 17, 1830) was a South American revolutionary leader. ... Simón Bolívars Campaign in Venezuela 1813-14 was Venezuelas second war of independence against Spain and part of Bolívars War in South America. ... Bolívars War refers to a series of independence wars in South America from 1811 to 1825 led by the famous South American nationalist and general Simón Bolívar. ... The Battle of Carabobo was fought between South American independence fighters, led by Simón Bolívar, and royalist forces seeking to preserve Spanishs American empire. ... Antonio José de Sucre Antonio José de Sucre (February 3, 1795 - June 4, 1830) was a South American independence leader, and one of Simón Bolívars closest friends, generals and statesmen. ... The Battle of Lake Maracaibo was fought on July 24, 1823 in the Maracaibo Lake between Almirant José Prudencio Padilla and Royalist Captain Ángel Laborde. ... Angostura was the name of the town in Eastern Venezuela that was renamed Ciudad Bolívar in 1846. ... Map showing Gran Colombia The Republic of Gran Colombia, or Greater Colombia, was a short-lived republic in South America consisting of present-day Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, and Panama. ... Bolivarianism is a set of political doctrines that enjoys currency in parts of South America, especially Venezuela. ... Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías (born July 28, 1954) is the 53rd and current President of Venezuela. ... Chávez extols the anti-imperialist aspects of Bolivarianism, which were first kindled during his college years, in an address to hundreds of thousands of chavistas along Caracass Avenida Bolívar on May 16, 2004. ... The population of Venezuela is comprised of a combination of European, indigenous, and African heritages. ... // History The Venezuelan people have a rich heritage. ... This article considers Catholicism in the broadest ecclesiastical sense. ... Venezuela under the Chávez administration has deployed numerous national social welfare programs (Misiónes or Missions) of massive scale: Misión Barrio Adentro (Mission Inside the Neighborhood) - a series of initiatives (deployed in three distinct stages: I, II, and III) to provide free, comprehensive, and high-quality community health... July 30 is the 211th day (212th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 154 days remaining. ... This article is about the year 2000. ...


Results

Summary of the 30 July 2000 Venezuela presidential election results Votes %
Hugo Rafael Chàvez Fríaz - Movement for the Fifth Republic (Movimiento V República) 3,757,773 59.76
Francisco Arias Cárdenas - The R Cause (La Causa R) 2,359,459 37.52
Claudio Fermín 171,346 2.72
Total 6,288,578 100.0
Registered Voters 11,720,660
Votes Cast (% of of registered voters) 6,637,276 56.63
Valid Votes (% of votes cast) 6,288,578 94.75
Invalid Votes (% of votes cast) 348,698 5.25
No-Votes (% of votes cast) 37,080 0.56
Abstention (% of registered voters) 5,120,464 43.69
Source: Consejo_Nacional_Electoral_(Venezuela) [1]

As a result of this election, incumbent President Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías (originally voted in under the previous constitution in 1998; see 1998 election results) was elected to a second six-year term. He was sworn in on 19 August 2000. Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías (born July 28, 1954) is the 53rd and current President of Venezuela. ... Hugo Chávez, the leader of the MVR, speaking at the 2005 World Social Forum convened in Porto Alegre, Brasil. ... Arias (right) talking to Chavez during their days in the Venezuelan army Francisco Javier Arias Cárdenas (born on November 20, 1950 in San Cristóbal, Táchira) is a Venezuelan politician and career military officer. ... The R Cause (La Causa R) is a political party in Venezuela. ... The Consejo Nacional Electoral (National Electoral Council, or CNE) is the institution in charge of all electoral processes that take place in Venezuela. ... List of Presidents of Venezuela José Antonio Páez (1830-1835) José María Vargas (1835-1837) Carlos Soublette (1837-1839) José Antonio Páez (1839-1843) Carlos Soublette (1843-1847) José Tadeo Monagas (1847-1851) José Gregorio Monagas (1851-1855) José Tadeo Monagas (1855-1858) Julián Castro (1858... Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías (born July 28, 1954) is the 53rd and current President of Venezuela. ... August 19 is the 231st day of the year (232nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... This article is about the year 2000. ...


On 8 June 2004 it was announced that the result of this election would be put to a recall referendum on 15 August. See: Venezuelan recall referendum, 2004. June 8 is the 159th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (160th in leap years), with 206 days remaining. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A recall election is a procedure by which voters can remove an elected official from office. ... A referendum (plural: referendums or referenda) or plebiscite is a direct vote in which an entire electorate is asked to either accept or reject a particular proposal. ... August 15 is the 227th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (228th in leap years), with 138 days remaining. ... The Venezuelan recall referendum of 15 August 2004 was a referendum to determine whether Hugo Chávez, the current President of Venezuela, should be recalled from office. ...


See also


  Results from FactBites:
 
Venezuelan presidential election, 1998 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (294 words)
In the December 6, 1998 Venezuelan presidential election, Hugo Chávez was elected to his first term as President of Venezuela with the largest percentage of the popular vote (56.2%) in four decades.
Chávez condemned the traditional two-party system that had dominated Venezuelan politics from 1958 up until the catastrophic riots and turmoil of 1992–1993.
Chávez won the Carter Center-endorsed election on December 6, 1998 with 56.2% of the vote.
Venezuelan presidential election, 2000 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (166 words)
A presidential election was held in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela on 30 July 2000.
As a result of this election, incumbent President Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías (originally voted in under the previous constitution in 1998; see 1998 election results) was elected to a second six-year term.
On 8 June 2004 it was announced that the result of this election would be put to a recall referendum on 15 August.
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