Presidential elections were held in Venezuela on 14 April 2013 following the death of President Hugo Chávez on 5 March 2013. Voters gave Nicolás Maduro—who had .

What is the National Popular Vote Plan? The National Popular Vote (NPV) plan guarantees election of the presidential candidate who receives the most popular votes in .

What's the difference between Electoral Vote and Popular Vote? In a presidential election, the popular vote simply means an aggregate of all voters from all states in .

Nicolás Maduro greeting supporters in Caracas after it was announced that he won a vote to succeed President Hugo Chávez. Credit Meridith Kohut for The .

Latest on the 2012 National Elections from the Politics team. Headlines and video, candidates' positions on the issues, fundraising totals, States to Watch .