Venezuelans go to the polls to vote for a permanent replacement for former President Hugo Chavez, who died on March 5, 2013. As the polls come to a close on April 14, 2013, Venezuelans wait for the election results to be announced. UPDATE: Venezuelan acting President Nicolas Maduro wins election.
Advance staffers on the ground, while lawyers pack their bags.
For recount-ready legal teams, every vote could be The Deciding Factor. A weekend squabble in Ohio shows just how seriously and closely every decision is being watched.
In continuing Minnesota Senate Recount Madness, the Canvassing Board deemed “Lizard People” to be a real person, while a ballot for Brett Favre was judged a fake vote. This would be even funnier if the Lizard People didn’t take a vote away from Franken, but still. Democracy at work!
America’s favorite (and so far most accurate!) political statistician, Nate Silver, has predicted that Al Franken will win his recount by a mere 27 votes.