Rousseff to face Neves in second-round runoff

Ballots from 90.39% of voting machines have been counted

Published in 05/10/2014 - 20:13 By Agência Brasil - Brasília

Dilma e Aécio

Dilma Rousseff was reported to receive 40.89% of valid votes, and Aécio Neves 34.44%Collage/Agência Brasil

Presidential candidates Dilma Rousseff (PT) and Aécio Neves (PSDB) have been confirmed to face each other in the second-round runoff, to be held on October 26. With ballots from 90.39% of voting machines counted, Dilma Rousseff was reported to receive 40.89% of valid votes, and Aécio Neves 34.44%. Marina Silva (PSB) is seen with 21.07% and no longer stands a chance to rank second.

Blank ballots amount to 3.85% and spoiled votes 5.75%. Absentees add up to 17.51% of electors.


Translated by Fabrício Ferreira


Fonte: Rousseff to face Neves in second-round runoff

Edition: Wellton Máximo / Nira Foster

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