After the death of Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez,elections will be called in 30 days .Hugo Chavez who ruled Venezuelan for 14 years died after battling with cancer years and undergoing several surgeries.
Chavez died on Tuesday at Caracas military hospital where he had been receiving treatment. His death was announced by the country’s foreign minister, Jose Jaua Milano.
“We have received the toughest and tragic information that… Comandante President Hugo Chavez died today at 16:25 (20:55 GMT),” he said in a televised statement.
Meanwhile ,Venezuela’s foreign minister said Tuesday that Vice President Nicolas Maduro will be interim president in the wake of Hugo Chavez’s death and run as the governing party candidate in elections to be called within 30 days.
Venezuela last held a presidential election in 2012.The election was held on 7 October 2012 where the new term of Chavez who emerged winner began in February 2013 .
The main candidates were the incumbent Hugo Chávez, representing the United Socialist Party of Venezuela) and Governor Henrique Capriles Radonski of Miranda, representing Justice First.