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The roadmap to a Fernando Haddad comeback

The roadmap to a Fernando Haddad comeback
Can Fernando Haddad pull an upset?

After Sunday’s first round of voting, the battle lines are now set. The Workers’ Party’s Fernando Haddad will face far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro in the October 28 runoff to decide who will be Brazil’s next president.

At this early stage, three weeks before the vote, there is a clear favorite. Jair Bolsonaro’s 46 percent of votes in the first round was just four percentage points off an absolute majority. Theoretically, he would need an extra four million votes to push him over the line. Fernando Haddad, on the other hand, has a much larger amount...

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