Nicolas Maduro, Hugo Chavez's successor, claimed a narrow victory in Sunday's Venezuelan elections, but opponent Henrique Capriles refuses to concede just yet.
The president of the National Electoral Council announced Nicolas Maduro leads Henrique Capriles by 1.59%. A recount is expected.
As Venezuelans wait for the National Electoral Council's (CNE) official presidential results, rumors mount on Facebook, Twitter and other social networks.
As the world waits for the official results from the Venezuelan presidential election, Chavistas and opponents show optimism for their respective candidates.
Hugo Chavez's hand-picked successor Nicolas Maduro is likely to become the next president on Venezuela.
Opposition candidate Henrique Capriles is alleging irregularities in the vote totals in Sunday's presidential election in Venezuela.
Venezuelans continue to await the results of the 2013 presidential election, with the final vote tally scheduled to come down any moment.
Venezuela's National Electoral Council will issue the official presidential results around 10:30 p.m. (EDT).