Brazil ruling party struggles in big cities in municipal vote




 
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Brazil ruling party struggles in big cities in municipal vote
 
October 8th, 2012  
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Brazil ruling party struggles in big cities in municipal vote
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's ruling Workers' Party clinched a runoff for the mayorship of the country's biggest city on Sunday in municipal elections marked by fraying relationships with coalition parties crucial to its grip on federal power since 2003. Fernando Haddad, the left-leaning party's candidate, dodged defeat in Sao Paulo after trailing a popular evangelical candidate and a veteran centrist in most of the polls before the vote. ...




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