Venezuela

Chavistas Win 20 of 23 Gubernatorial Seats in Venezuela

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President Hugo Chavez's allies won a sweeping victory in Venezuela's gubernatorial elections Sunday, capturing a large majority of states and showing their ruling party still has muscle even as cancer has put the socialist leader's future in question.

Chavez's movement won 20 of 23 states, according to results announced by electoral council. Opposition leader Henrique Capriles held on for a re-election win in Miranda state, one of three opposition candidates declared winners.