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By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With just thirteen days remaining in the second round of elections, candidates for the Presidency of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro (PSL) and Fernando Haddad (PT) intensify the campaigning, but continue to...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A new Ibope poll on voter intention for this year’s Presidential elections in Brazil was released on Tuesday (September 18th) showing a surprising advancement by former president Luiz Inacio...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This year’s elections for president, state governors and congressional representatives in Brazil shows an increase in the number of female and minority candidates. Yet despite the growing diversity, wealthy...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – With Brazilians facing one of their most unpredictable presidential elections since the country’s redemocratization, some of the country’s largest parties are still struggling to find a vice-president for their...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – This year’s municipal elections in Brazil will have 1,542 foreign-born naturalized-Brazilians running for city council and mayoral posts, including for mayor in two state capitals. That is the case of Carlos...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Concerned about the recent deaths of ten pre-candidates planning to run in the October municipal elections in Rio de Janeiro, the state’s Regional Electoral Prosecutor has asked that the armed...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – In less than one week and a half, 142.8 million eligible voters will cast their ballots in Brazil. Citizens will cast their vote for President, the governor of one of...
By Sarah Brown, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Following several inspections from the Regional Election Tribunal of Rio, a total of more than ninety tons of unauthorized election propaganda has been seized within the municipality as the 2014...
By Kate Rintoul, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL — With her unconditional backing of former president Lula, some had suggested incumbent president Dilma Rousseff could win the 2014 election in the first round of the 2014 elections. However...

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