Venezuela vote puts ‘Chavismo’ to critical test

Supporters of Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez cheer during a campaign rally in Maracay, Venezuela, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012. Chavez is running for re-election against opposition candidate Henrique Capriles in presidential elections on Oct . 7. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)For 14 years, Hugo Chavez has charmed them, inspired them and made them believe he is nothing short of their savior.