Popular presidential candidate of Brazil voted in the second round of elections

© 2018 AFP / Nelson Almeida Politician Jair Bolsonaro. Archival photoPopular presidential candidate of Brazil voted in the second round of elections© 2018 AFP / Nelson Almeida

The leader of the race in Brazil, right-wing candidate from the Social liberal party Hair Bolsonaro voted in the second round of presidential elections held in the country on Sunday.

As the channel Globo, Bolsonaro came to the polling station in Rio de Janeiro together with his wife, for his safety the police took further action. A few weeks ago Bolsonaro was wounded in the attack on him with a knife at a campaign rally, after which the candidate took a while to recover.

Earlier on Sunday, his vote in the elections gave incumbent President Michel Temer. Speaking to reporters at a polling station in Sao Paulo, Temer expressed hope that «regardless of who will become the new President … the people of Brazil will be United and fraternal.»

Sunday in Brazil is the second round of presidential elections involving an ultra-right candidate of the Social-liberal party Hair Bolsonaro the candidate of the left Party workers Fernando Added. The latest public opinion polls say about Bolsonaro as the favorite in day of voting — the polling company Datafolha shows that over Bolsonaro ready to vote 56%, of Added — 44%.

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