In October 2018, Brazilians will go to the polls to elect their president, national legislators, state legislators, and governors.
The president and governors compete in a two-round system. If no candidate surpasses the 50 percent threshold on October 7, the second-round runoff will take place on October 28.
- Who are the candidates, their party affiliations, their polling results, and their policy inclinations?
- Why is Lula in jail, and how can a convicted criminal be running for the presidency? Why do people support him?
- What criminality and known corruption has occurred that implicates the other candidates?
- What issues are driving the campaigns? Are any liberalization proposals on the table?
- Has anything changed with the political structure in Brazil, after these years of corruption scandals and social upheaval?
- Further Observations
Antigua Report Analysis
“Brazil Has Not Learnt Her Lesson,” Epoch Times, by Fergus Hodgson
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