Brazil Election: In Brazil, voting was held for the general election on Sunday, in which Jair Bolsonaro and Lula da Silva were contested. More than 97 percent votes were counted on Sunday evening. Lula da Silva got 48.1 percent and Jair Bolsonaro got 43.5 percent of the vote. Lula may have got more votes than Bolsonaro, but that is not enough to win.
Now on October 30, Lula and Bolsonaro will once again face-to-face. During the voting on Sunday, there was a war of words between the supporters of both the leaders. Along with this some violent incidents also took place. So right there, Bolsonaro has said that we have defeated the lies of opinion polls. Many more people are also involved in this presidential race, but the competition is between Lula and Bolsonaro.
President of Mexico congratulates Lula
On the other hand, Mexican President Andres Manuel López Obrador has congratulated Lula da Silva. The Mexican president congratulated Lula when he stood first in the opening round of voting. However, Lula lagged behind in garnering enough support to become president. So there Lula da Silva said that we do not want more discord. We want a country where there is peace. This is an important election. I’m happy.
Elections are held in Brazil in 4 years
In Brazil, elections are held every 4 years. Here voters have also voted for governors and senators of 26 states. Let us tell you that the current President Bolsonaro is facing opposition. The opposition accuses him of making inflammatory speeches. Along with this, opponents also say that they have done the work of weakening democratic institutions.