ADDED ON: 10/08/2018

Who is Fernando Haddad? Brazil’s Last Hope Against Anti-LGBT Jair Bolsonaro

10/08/2018 | Pink News

Brazil’s left-wing candidate Fernando Haddad has advanced to the second round of the country’s presidential election, where he will face far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro. The Social Liberal Party (PSL) candidate Bolsonaro was the winner of the first election round on Sunday (October 7), failing short of the 50 percent outright majority, but nonetheless accruing 46 percent of the vote. Haddad, the candidate for the Workers’ Party (PT), who was selected to replace Lula Da Silva on the ballots in September after a court barred the convicted former leader from running, received 29 percent of the vote.

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