How will people vote and where? The opposition accuses Maduro of driving the country into bankruptcy, and of using the Constituent Assembly to entirely sideline the parliament. The opposition is boycotting the Maduro-backed vote.
It will be unofficial, and there's no mechanism to enforce it, but preparations were well underway for the vote on Sunday, with members of the opposition swearing in election personnel and handing out practice ballots.
Government officials say opposition leaders are misleading their supporters with the plebiscite. Do they reject the constitutional assembly? Founded in 1846, AP has covered all the major news events of the past 165 years, providing high-quality, informed reporting of everything from wars and elections to championship games and royal weddings.
Several Latin American countries and the Catholic Church have criticized the move to draw up a new constitution, while the opposition has slammed it as bid by Maduro to concentrate dictatorial powers to stay in power.
Venezuelans residing in T&T joined with hundreds of thousands nationals across the globe yesterday in a symbolic rejection of embattled President Nicolas Maduro's plans to rewrite the country's constitution.
The referendum asked voters three yes-no questions.
Authorities have refused to green light a vote that has been presented as an act of civil disobedience and supporters of Mr Maduro boycotted it.
In Rome, Leopoldo Lopez Gil, father of prominent opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez who was recently released to house arrest following mass protests, said the peaceful nature of the vote was in contrast to violence used by the government in Venezuela. Opposition leader Henrique Capriles said that the gunmen had fired on demonstrators from motorbikes.
"When dawn breaks on Monday, we will see all that was achieved today".
Aveledo says she expects people here will be sending a strong message to reject what many consider a more autocratic regime.
The legislative election that ended the United Socialist Party's dominance of the National Assembly in 2015 since then the government has postponed every election that was scheduled to take place since then.For ordinary Venezuelans, Sunday's vote was the first opportunity to cast ballots.
The president condemned cyber aggression towards Venezuela by technology transnational Google, complaining that the CNE website is misrepresented in the internet search giant's results.
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Majority Leader Mitch McConnell later withdrew the first proposal when it became clear that not enough GOP senators supported it. Ginsburg of the Brookings Institution, released this week, isn't likely to make them more enthusiastic about the Senate bill .