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Da Silva and Bolsonaro to face each other in run-off Brazil election

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Brazilians will head to the polls again on 30 October for a second round vote after former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva secured more than a 4% win over incumbent Jair Bolsonaro but failed to get more than 50% of the vote.
2 months ago·Riode Janeiro, Brazil

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Brazil heads for runoff as Bolsonaro beats expectations

Lula, the veteran leftist seeking a presidential comeback, had 48.1 percent of the vote to 43.5 percent for the far-right president, with 98 percent of polling stations reporting, according to official from the Superior Electoral Tribunal, which said a second round was "mathematically defined."

2 months ago·Mumbai, India
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Brazil's Lula and Bolsonaro face run-off after surprisingly tight result

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva won the first round but fell short of the votes needed to win outright.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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Brazil Elections to Enter Round 2 as Bolsonaro Finishes Close Second to Lula

Brazil's bitterly divisive presidential election will go to a runoff on October 30, electoral authorities said Sunday, as incumbent Jair Bolsonaro beat expectations to finish a relatively close second to front-runner Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva

2 months ago·India
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Lula leads Bolsonaro in Brazil election as first votes tallied

Brazil's national election authority on Sunday began reporting the initial results of the country's presidential election, in which leftist former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva aims to unseat incumbent Jair Bolsonaro.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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Brazil elections 2022 live: Lula headed for run-off with Bolsonaro

Latest updates: leftwing former president fails to secure majority of first-round votesLula da Silva wins vote but not outright victoryLive results trackerA Lula victory would represent the latest in a series of triumphs for a resurgent Latin American left, following the election of leftist leaders in Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia and Chile.“I’m going to win these elections so I can give the people the right to be happy again. The people need, de…

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Bolsonaro, Lula head to runoff vote after polarizing Brazil election

Brazil's top two presidential candidates will face each other in a runoff vote following a polarized election to decide if the country returns a leftist to the helm of the world's fourth-largest democracy or keeps the far-right incumbent in office for another four years.

2 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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