The centre-left Socialist Party is set to get between 36-40 percent of the vote, short of majority in the parliament.
Talks between Pedro Sanchez's Socialists and Podemos have proved difficult and tensions between the two parties have reached a new high, with both camps suggesting talks were all but dead amid mutual reproach.
The center-right Democratic Party-led opposition supporters gathered at the main government building accusing center-left Socialist Party Prime Minister Edi Rama of corruption and links to organised crime.
Pedro Sanchez became the head of a minority government just over eight months ago, and his draft budget was rejected in parliament in protest of separatist leaders being put on trial for their role in a 2017 attempt to break Catalonia from Spain.
The resource-rich Latin American country is at the centre of a political upheaval in which two governments are now recognised internationally. Will foreign intervention decide the fate of Venezuela?
In what is seen as a bid to capitalise on disarray in the Venezuelan opposition, President Nicolas Maduro's allies are pushing to bring the presidential election forward.
The prize was awarded to the Venezuelan National Assembly, dominated by opposition parties, and to political prisoners.
In the latest scandal to hit Francois Fillon's presidential candidacy, his wife has been charged for allegedly misusing public funds.
Centre-right presidential candidate Tsetka Tsacheva is predicted to win in the first round but lose in a run-off to Socialist Party candidate Rumen Radev, who wishes to move Bulgaria closer to Russia.
Acting Prime Minister and People's Party leader Mariano Rajoy wins victory in Spain's general election and announces negotiation with all parties in order to try to form a government
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