By Sibel Tinar, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO – Brazil's presidential race may be making most of the headlines, but the country's presidency is only one of the hundreds of seats that will be contested on October 3rd, state governorships being some of the most coveted among them.

The incumbent governor of Rio de Janeiro state, Sérgio Cabral is running for re-election to a second term at the state's highest elected office, and has assumed a comfortable lead. According to figures released by Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed? Login Here