Analysis: Brazil’s weak political center points towards fierce dispute between Lula and Bolsonaro in 2022

After a meeting to analyze a possible "third way", the leaders of 7 major centrist parties admitted that there was no consensus on a possible candidate; however, they did agree not to support either Bolsonaro or Lula.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil's centrist parties are making evident their difficulties finding a viable candidate for the 2022 presidential elections, one who can break the polarization already expected between President Jair Bolsonaro and opposition leader Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.

The lack of a leader who can unite a significant percentage of voters who reject both the far-right leader and the leftist former president have made it clear that next year's elections are increasingly heading towards a highly polarized dispute between Bolsonaro and Lula.

After a meeting held on Wednesday, June 16, in Brasilia to . . .

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