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Brazil’s state governor runoff races, in full

Amid the drama and tension that was Brazil’s presidential election on Sunday between incumbent Jair Bolsonaro and now President-elect Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, it was easy to overlook the fact that over two-fifths of the country’s states were holding their own crucial runoffs, selecting their governors for the next four years.

In Sao Paulo, Mr. Bolsonaro’s former Infrastructure Minister Tarcísio de Freitas made good on his polling numbers and defeated the Workers’ Party’s Fernando Haddad 55-45. While the president lost the national election, Bolsonaro will still have a solid base in the country’s richest and most populous state.


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