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President Bolsonaro Calls for Peace

In the first public demonstration since the end of the elections, President Jair Bolsonaro (PL) expressed thanks to his supporters for the 58 million votes received on Sunday and said that the reaction of supporters who have blocked highways across the country since Sunday, are “the result of indignation and a feeling of injustice of how the last elections took place.” He, however, condemned the acts, saying that the protests cannot follow the methods of the left.

Bolsonaro Supporters Block Roads, Set Fire, Call for Military Intervention

Leftist Presidential Candidate, Lula Da Silva was yesterday, 30th of October, 2022, declared winner of Brazil’s 2022 General Elections after defeating his right wing opponent, Jair Bolsonaro by a narrow victory. For the last 24 hours since the declaration, Bolsonaro has not breathed a word about the results. However, he had said on national television about three days that he would accept the results whether they were in favor of him or not, because that is what a democracy is all about.

Lula Wins Brazilian Presidency

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva was elected president of Brazil this Sunday (30th) with 59,845,508 votes – equivalent to 50.87% of valid votes. On January 1, 2023, he assumes his third non-consecutive term at the head of the Palácio do Planalto and becomes the politician most times taken to the command of the Executive Power by direct vote in the history of the Republic.

Bolsonaro Likely to Win Today’s Elections

Incumbent President Jair Bolsonaro is forecasted to win’s the country’s national general elections today, 2nd of October, 2022, as Brazilians across the country turn up to the polls to cast their votes. The elections is projected to be a peaceful one with no national disturbances. Bolsonaro is going up against his longtime rival, Lula Da Silva who was jailed sometime back on corruption charges but later released.