Venezuela's electoral council accredits Henrique Capriles as governor
"This victory belongs to Miranda's citizens; this victory is for them. You are my strength and my inspiration for life!" Miranda's reelected governor Henrique Capriles Radonski said via social networks
After receiving the certificate, Capriles expressed via social networks, "This victory belongs to Miranda's citizens; this victory is for them. You are my strength and my inspiration for life."
After the first results of the gubernatorial election held on Sunday were announced by the CNE, Capriles stated, "Miranda beat the abuse of power and bribery." Reference was made to the race between him and ruling party candidate Elías Jaua.
As late as Tuesday, February 25, there was some visible response from Gabriela Ramírez's office. Representatives of the Office of the Ombudswoman would visit independent human rights watch groups to find what happened in connection with repression of protests. That day, they visited NGO Provea. The next day, they met with the attorneys of NGO Venezuelan Criminal Forum. They pursued specific data because -they argued- no claims of human rights violations of demonstrators had been filed with the Office of the Ombudswoman.