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>> The results may only be symbolic but that's not stopping Venezuelans from voting in this unofficial poll. The organized by Venezuela's opposition is on President Nicolas Maduro's controversial plan that critics say would consolidate the power of a dictator.>>
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> Ex Mexican President, Vicente Fox, urging people to vote.
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But Maduro says it's the only way to bring peace after three months of violent anti-government protests. That public anger set against the backdrop of critical food and medicine shortages. Sunday's vote is not only confined to the borders of the oil-rich Latin American country, expats too voting in Spain.
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That's why, today we are in absolute civil disobedience.>>
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Saying, it is fundamental to scrub Maduro in the face. Maduro will seek public backing for his new government body in a vote scheduled for the end of July and has ordered the country's 2.8 million state employees to vote in favor. But this unofficial poll may end up showing the beleaguered Venezuelan president just how much opposition he's up against.