Race Tightens for Rio de Janeiro State Governor

By Sarah Brown, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The 2014 elections will take place on October 5th, and will see the election the next Governor of the State of Rio de Janeiro as well. There are seven candidates jostling for the position with Luiz Fernando Pezão and Anthony Garotinho currently neck-and-neck at 25 percent according to a recent opinion poll conducted by the Data Folha institute.

The Brazilian voting system is complex

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