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South Florida Brazilians protecting watchful eye on historic election – WPLG Native 10

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – Polls had been open in Brazil on Sunday for what many are calling probably the most polarizing election within the nation’s latest historical past.

It’s a race that’s been riddled with rigidity and violence over worry of the long run.

Incumbent Jair Bolsonaro might have simply sufficient assist to maintain his job as President of Brazil.

Anticipation had been excessive main as much as Sunday’s election.

There have been reviews of potential violence and worry if the end result had been completely different and if Bolsonaro rejected the outcomes.

Alberto Calvalho is a South Florida resident who was born and raised in Brazil. He voted in Sunday’s election.

“He was not my first alternative,” Carvalho stated of Bolsonaro. He stated he voted for former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula de Silva.

“I feel Brazil actually ought to change the way in which politics is finished proper now,” Carvalho stated. “I’m actually not proud of the path of presidency issues.”

As of round 6 p.m. Sunday, newest ballot outcomes present Lula, the left wing candidate, a number of factors behind Bolsonaro, who has proper wing assist and is an ally of former President Donald Trump as they share comparable beliefs that opponents imagine are polarizing.

With neither candidate receiving a transparent 50 p.c of the vote, the race could possibly be heading to a runoff.

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