https://twitter.com/Santithegreat69/status/323645838536622082

https://twitter.com/Maruko_Antonio/status/323644234139856896

The sulfur-infused spirit of the late Venezuelan dictator Hugo Chavez lives on. His hand-picked socialist heir and ruling party candidate Nicolas Maduro has reportedly won election with 51 percent of the vote.

The supporters of opposition candidate and Miranda state Governor Henrique Capriles smell a rat.

Capriles had tweeted earlier in the day about possible fraud.

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Demands for a recount are spreading across Twitter.

https://twitter.com/JournalistNow/status/323654130415583232

From what observers are saying about Maduro’s victory speech, it doesn’t seem like Chavez’s goons are reaching across the aisle any time soon.

https://twitter.com/hampton_stephen/status/323651420047949825

https://twitter.com/rocker_jdb/status/323652945432412162

A la Castro and Chavez:

Twitchy will update with any new developments and comments from Capriles.

Update: Capriles continued tweeting.

Capriles is demanding a recount.

Twitchy will continue to monitor this developing story and will update with further developments.