RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (AFP) Brazil votes Sunday, November 29th, in municipal runoff elections marked by the coronavirus pandemic that will give a preview of where its political players stand going into 2022, when far-right President Jair Bolsonaro is eligible for reelection.
Bolsonaro upended Brazilian politics when he stormed to victory in the 2018 presidential race, but the so-called "Tropical Trump" looks more vulnerable after the first-round municipal vote on November 15th, when just a handful of the candidates he endorsed won.
"As Trump would say, 'He supported a bunch of losers,'" said political scientist David Fleischer . . .