Brazil to See 13 States and Brasília Hold Second Round Governor Elections

The first round elections yesterday (October 7th) produced some unexpected results and in some cases, little known names appear in the lead for the second round elections, to be held on October 28th.

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - For governor candidates in thirteen states and the Federal District (Brasília), there will be more campaigning in the next twenty days leading up to second round elections (October 28th). The elections yesterday (October 7th) produced some unexpected results, and in some cases little known names have taken the lead.

In Rio de Janeiro, PSC candidate Wilson Witzel will face former mayor Eduardo Paes (MDB) and removed senator and former football (soccer) player Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?