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Event Feb. 16 – Contending with Crisis: Venezuela’s Presidential Election and the International Response

Venezuelan electoral authorities have officially confirmed that the country will hold presidential elections on April 22 in accordance with a National Constituent Assembly decree that mandated a vote in the first four months of 2018. Please join us on Friday, Feb. 16 as we assess the situation with Mike McCarthy and David Smilde, two leading experts the upcoming elections and the role they will play in upholding Venezuelan democracy.

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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