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Brazil’s 2018 Election: second round results

How you know you can trust Brazil's electronic voting system
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Far-right former Army captain Jair Bolsonaro has been elected the next president of Brazil, defeating Workers’ Party’s Fernando Haddad in the decisive runoff. Mr. Bolsonaro, with 92 percent of the votes counted, has amassed 56 percent of votes, representing 54 million people.

Gubernatorial runoffs also took place today, in 14 out of 27 states.

In the first final result of the day, only 37 minutes after the closing of polls, Ibaneis Rocha (MDB) has been declared the new governor of the Distrito Federal. As things stand, he has 70 percent of valid votes. Sitting governor Rodrigo Rollemberg becomes the second-straight...

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