Venezuela vote a critical test for divided nation - Article Photos 31/31

An elderly woman wearing a Bolivarian militia uniform stands before an election worker, who holds her identification as part of the voting process, before casting her ballot in the presidential election at a polling station in the Petare neighborhood of Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012. President Hugo Chavez is running against opposition candidate Henrique Capriles. The Bolivarian militia, created by Chavez, is estimated to number more than 100,000 who do not report to the armed forces. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)