Brazil right-winger Bolsonaro to face leftist Haddad in run-off: official

October 12, 2018

October, 7 2018 (Reuters)

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s presidential election will be decided in a run-off between right-winger Jair Bolsonaro and leftist Fernando Haddad, the president of the country’s top electoral court said on Sunday.

Bolsonaro obtained 46.7 percent of the votes in Sunday’s first-round vote, and Haddad got 28.37 percent. The run-off between the two top vote-getters is required when no candidate wins a majority. The vote will be held on Oct. 28.