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Wilson Lima wins re-election in Amazonas

Amazonas Governor Wilson Lima won re-election on Sunday night. With 94 percent of ballots counted, Mr. Lima had over 56 percent of valid votes — making it impossible for Senator Eduardo Braga, his opponent, to mount any comeback.

The polls had already flagged Mr. Lime as the favorite. Major pollster Ipec, for example, had Mr. Lima at 54 percent of valid votes.

A supporter of President Jair Bolsonaro, Mr. Lima focused on on-the-ground campaigning, both in state capital Manaus and in the countryside.

Mr. Braga, meanwhile, tried to peg his image on former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. Hey…

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