Rio governor to be chosen in runoff

Incumbent Governor Luiz Fernando Pezão will duel with Senator Marcelo

Published in 05/10/2014 - 20:37 By Agência Brasil - Brasília

Pezão e Crivella estão no 2 turno no Rio de Janeiro

Current Rio de Janeiro Governor Luiz Fernando Pezão and Senator Marcelo CrivellaUncredited

Current Rio de Janeiro Governor Luiz Fernando Pezão (PMDB) and Senator Marcelo Crivella, from the Brazilian Republican Party (PRB) will face each other in the second-round election for governor of Rio de Janeiro state, the country's third largest electoral college.

With 97.85% of ballots counted, Pezão is reported to have received 40.77% of valid votes, whereas Crivella got 20.19%. Former Governor Anthony Garotinho (PR) ranks third, with 19.61%.

Blank votes total 6.09%, and spoiled ballots 11.44%.


Translated by Fabrício Ferreira


Fonte: Rio governor to be chosen in runoff

Edition: Nádia Franco / Nira Foster

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