Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez is facing opposition challenger Henrique Capriles in what looks like the former soldier's toughest election in 14 years of socialist rule.
Venezuelans have been at the polls today, but a result will not be known until tomorrow:
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Witnesses reported hearing a "huge bang" at the venue during the concert on Monday evening.
ITV News travels to Britain's eastern-most city to gauge how the electorate will be casting its votes.
Carefully choreographed campaigns can become unstuck because voters have the power to peel back a politician's veneer.