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President Jair Bolsonaro captured 43.2% of the votes in Sunday’s election, while opinion polls had forecast he would not garner more than 40%. Which of the polls were closest to the outcome?
Erika Hilton will sit in Congress representing São Paulo, the first time a transgender woman is elected to the country’s federal legislature
Bolsonaro’s stronger-than-expected showing gave a boost to Brazilian assets, which had underperformed as polls signaled Lula could win outright on Sunday
Brazilians went to the polls today, to elect congress representatives, state governors and the president. The front-runners are Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who led the country between 2003 and 2010, and current President Jair Bolsonaro
Early results are expected to come out right after voting ends at 4 p.m. New York time Sunday
While nine other contestants are running for the country’s top job, the election has become the ultimate battle between two polar opposites of Brazilian politics