Brazil Presidential election 2018 Voting Live Updates

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Brazil Presidential election 2018 Results Voting Live Updates

Brazil Presidential election Dates 2018

Brazil Presidential election Date: 28 October 2018

General elections were held in Brazil on 7 October 2018 to elect the President, Vice President and the National Congress. Elections for state Governors and Vice Governors, state Legislative Assemblies and Federal District Legislative Chamber were held at the same time.

On 7 October 2018, Rio de Janeiro congressman Jair Bolsonaro came first in the first round of the election. The run-off will be between him and former São Paulo mayor Fernando Haddad. Run-off elections will be held on 28 October 2018.


Brazil Presidential election Voting Live 2018 

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Electoral system of Brazil 

Voting in Brazil is allowed for citizens over 16 years of age, and mandatory for those between 18 and 70 years of age. Those who do not vote in an election and do not later present an acceptable justification (such as being away from their voting location at the time) must pay a fine of 3.51 BRL (equivalent to 0.90 USD as of October 2018). Brazilian citizens residing abroad only vote for president.


Candidates for Presidential election

Ciro Gomes, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, Henrique Meirelles, Vera Lúcia, Jair Bolsonaro, Marina Silva, Álvaro Dias, João Amoêdo, José Maria Eymael, Cabo Daciolo, João Vicente Goulart, Geraldo Alckmin, Guilherme Boulos


Brazil Parties and leaders

 

Ciro Gomes(PDT), Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (PT), Henrique Meirelles(MDB), Vera Lúcia(PSTU), Jair Bolsonaro(PSL), Marina Silva(REDE), Álvaro Dias(PODE), João Amoêdo(NOVO), José Maria Eymael(DC), Cabo Daciolo(PATRI), João Vicente Goulart(PPL), Geraldo Alckmin(PSDB), Guilherme Boulos(PSOL)

 


Brazil presidential Elections 2018 Results 1st Round 

Candidate Party Running mate Party First round Second round
Votes % Votes %
Jair Bolsonaro Social Liberal Party Antônio Hamilton Mourão Brazilian Labour Renewal Party 49,275,358 46.0    
Fernando Haddad Workers' Party Manuela d'Ávila Communist Party of Brazil 31,341,839 29.3    
Ciro Gomes Democratic Labour Party Kátia Abreu Democratic Labour Party 13,344,074 12.5  
Geraldo Alckmin Brazilian Social Democracy Party Ana Amélia Progressistas 5,096,277 4.8
João Amoêdo New Party Christian Lohbauer New Party 2,679,596 2.5
Cabo Daciolo Patriota Suelene Balduino Patriota 1,348,317 1.3
Henrique Meirelles Brazilian Democratic Movement Germano Rigotto Brazilian Democratic Movement 1,288,941 1.2
Marina Silva Sustainability Network Eduardo Jorge Green Party 1,069,538 1.0
Álvaro Dias Podemos Paulo Rabello de Castro Social Christian Party 859,574 0.8
Guilherme Boulos Socialism and Liberty Party Sônia Guajajara Socialism and Liberty Party 617,115 0.6
Vera Lúcia United Socialist Workers' Party Hertz Dias United Socialist Workers' Party 55,759 0.1
José Maria Eymael Christian Democracy Hélvio Costa Christian Democracy 41,708 0.1
João Vicente Goulart Free Homeland Party Léo Dias Free Homeland Party 30,176 0.1
Invalid/blank votes 10,313,078  
Total 106,612,561 100    
Registered voters/turnout 117,362,096 79.7  
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