By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In the first round of Brazil's 2012 municipal elections, nine out of 26 state capitals decided on who will be their mayor. In order to avoid a second round, a candidate must have won with over fifty percent of the votes, otherwise it is back to the polls on October 28th.
In the state capitals that elected a mayor in the first round, perhaps the most watched was in the . . .