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How the 2018 presidential election is shaping up

extreme right brazil 2018 presidential election
Bolsonaro and his groupies in Brasília. Photo: Gustavo Ribeiro
extreme right brazil 2018 presidential election
Bolsonaro and his groupies in Brasília. Photo: Gustavo Ribeiro

Datafolha, Brazil’s most respected polling institute, released the first presidential poll following Lula’s conviction confirmation for corruption and money laundering. The former president still leads all scenarios, having up to 37 percent of voting intentions. Lula, however, will likely not be on the ballot due to his second conviction....

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