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Youth power may swing Venezuela vote

Large swathe of politically engaged and motivated youth has potential to swing result of presidential election.

Last Modified: 10 Apr 2013 15:29
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About one-third of those eligible to vote in Venezuela's election on Sunday are aged 18 to 30. That means the politically engaged and motivated youth have the potential to swing the result of the snap presidential election.

Al Jazeera's Lucia Newman reports from Caracas.

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