[BREAKING] Brazil: Jair Bolsonaro fails to win second term as former leader Lula wins election run-off

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Brazil’s Former President Luiz Inácio ‘Lula’ da Silva has won the run-off of the presidential election and incumbent far-right President Jair Bolsonaro has failed to win a second term in power.

Lula won 50.83% of all valid votes, whilst 49.17% of votes went to Bolsonaro, with just under 99% of the votes counted at 22:59 GMT.

The new president will be sworn in on 1 January 2023.

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