Opposition challenges Venezuelan socialists' vote win, urges protests

CARACAS, Oct 16 (Reuters) - Venezuela's opposition coalition refused to recognize the results of Sunday's gubernatorial elections where the ruling socialists won a surprise majority, raising the specter of more political turmoil in the oil-rich nation.
The Democratic Unity's election campaign chief, Gerardo Blyde, demanded a complete audit of the 23 governor races and called on its candidates to lead "street activities" on Monday in protest over the results.
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