The growth wasn't as spectacular as a certain other party outside the "Biggest Three", which you might have seen mentioned once or twice on television or heard about on radio, but it reflects the next step in the Green Party's development.
Let's get this straight: a vote is never wasted as long as you use it. And the people who say this are wrong.
The temporary ceasefire following Hugo Chávez's death is over, and campaigning for mid-April elections has seen Venezuela's two political poles renew hostilities. Here we take a local look at who's heading the race for the presidential palace and why.