Iñaki Sagarzazu

Iñaki Sagarzazu

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Meta-analysis of Maduro’s Poll Numbers

(Lée el original en español en YV Polis) With municipal elections just days away, it is time to take another look at presidential approval polls through the end of October. After his first 100 days I showed that, despite increasing negative numbers, Maduro’s positive...

Maduro’s Bitter-sweet Honeymoon

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Campaign Strategies in Venezuelan Election

This post can be read in Spanish at YV Polis. During the past week I was able to obtain cross tabulations of different variables for two different polls. The first poll of IVAD shows Maduro leading Capriles 52.3% - 31.8%, this survey was fielded the week ending on the...

The Key to Miraflores

Now that the presidential election has been called and both sides have chosen their candidates–Vice-president Nicolas Maduro for the governing socialist party (PSUV) and Miranda’s Governor Henrique Capriles for the opposition–it is time to think about strategies....

Venezuela Program

Geoff Ramsey

Geoff Ramsey

Director for Venezuela @GRamsey_LatAm

David Smilde

David Smilde

WOLA Senior Fellow and the Charles A. and Leo M. Favrot Professor of Human Relations at Tulane University


Kristen Martinez-Gugerli

Venezuela Program Associate