Venezuela’s presidential election, 2012: Scope
- 39,018 voting machines.
- A biometric authentication device for every voting machine.
- 39,322 available polling stations, distributed among 13,683 polling centers
- 304 polling stations located in 126 diplomatic offices around the world - to capture votes from 100,495 Venezuelans abroad.
- The Venezuelan states with the highest number of voters, and therefore the most polling centers and stations, were: Zulia, with 1,215 centers y 4,580 polling stations; Miranda, 1,040 centers and 3,852 polling stations; Lara, 990 centers and 2,537 polling stations; and the Capital District, with 899 centers and 3,207 polling stations.