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🗳️ Bolsonarism makes a statement

Good morning! This week, we break down yesterday’s electoral results for president — with Lula and Jair Bolsonaro heading to a runoff. What happened to the polls? And the state races. 

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Lula finishes first, but Bolsonaro makes a statement

election bolsonaro Bolsonarism has become a deeply-rooted force in the country's political landscape. Photo: Joédson Alves/EFE/Folhapress
Bolsonarism has become a deeply-rooted force in the country’s political landscape. Photo: Joédson Alves/EFE/Folhapress

Before Sunday’s election, the question posed by the polls was whether Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva would manage a first-round landslide. But Jair Bolsonaro not only took the race to a runoff...

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