Brazil election: Dilma Rousseff to face Aecio Neves in run-off

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Brazil election: Dilma Rousseff to face Aecio Neves in run-off

Dilma Rousseff

Brazil's presidential race will go to a second round after incumbent Dilma Rousseff fell short of an outright victory in Sunday's election.

She received 42% of the vote and will face centre-right rival Aecio Neves, who won 34%, on 26 October.

In a surprise result, prominent environmentalist Marina Silva got only 21% despite being a favourite at one stage, and is now out of the race.

To read the full article published on October 6th 2014, please click here.

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