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In Unofficial Vote, Venezuelans Overwhelmingly Reject Constitutional Rewrite

Activists celebrate Sunday in Caracas after voting in an opposition-organized referendum on President Nicolas Maduro

Roughly 98 percent of voters in Sunday’s symbolic referendum rejected President Nicolas Maduro’s plan to rewrite the constitution. Still, Maduro has dismissed the vote as “meaningless.”

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