Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro (Source: EPA/VNA)

A total of 6,120 candidates will participate in the electoral campaign which will culminate on July 27th. The process will be in two stages.

The first will include 3,546 municipal candidates vying for a spot to represent their respective territories.

The second will include 2,574 aspiring sector applicants who will visit workers, employers, students, and people with disabilities, fishermen, and pensioners to discuss and debate proposals.

Three days later, 545 members will be chosen in direct and secret elections that will determine who will sit on the body that will draft the constitutional text that will be put to popular vote./.

Compiled by BTA