by Stephen Lendman
Expect Bolivarianism to emerge triumphant.
On Sunday, April 14, PSUV's Nicolas Maduro (United Socialist Party of Venezuela) faces opposition Rountable of Democratic Unity (MUD) candidate Henrique Capriles Radonski.
Most Venezuelans deplore him. They do so for good reason. He represents oligarch power, ties to Washington, and returning Venezuela to its ugly past.
Polls show Maduro way ahead. On average, he leads by 16 points - 53% to 37%.
On Friday, Latin American expert James Petras told Progressive Radio News Hour listeners to expect a heavy turnout. Maduro should win easily. He'll likely get 55% or more of the vote.
Perhaps he'll do better than expected. He represents what most Venezuelans support. It showed in Friday's massive turnout. It was the final pre-election rally.