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Brazilian Runoff to Decide President

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Posted on Oct 31, 2010
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Public opinion polls have pointed to Dilma Rousseff, shown here in a campaign poster, as the likely winner in Sunday’s runoff election.

Brazilians are again going to the polls to elect a successor to the popular President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. Workers’ Party candidate Dilma Rousseff is expected to win Sunday’s runoff between herself and Social Democrat Jose Serra.—JCL

The BBC:

Brazilians are voting to choose a new president to succeed the popular Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.

Opinion polls suggest the governing Workers’ Party candidate Dilma Rousseff has a clear lead over Jose Serra of the opposition Social Democratic Party.

Ms Rousseff has enjoyed the full support of President Lula, who is leaving office after two terms with record popularity ratings.

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By Robespierre115, October 31, 2010 at 7:20 pm Link to this comment

Once again Latin America moves forward into the future, while the U.S. keeps going backward with both the Democrats and Republicans.

VIVA BRAZIL!

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