Rousseff and Neves neck-and-neck ahead of Brazil runoff




 
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October 10th, 2014  
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Topic: Rousseff and Neves neck-and-neck ahead of Brazil runoff


By Anthony Boadle BRASILIA (Reuters) - Pro-business opposition candidate Aecio Neves has gained support and is running neck-and-neck with leftist President Dilma Rousseff ahead of Brazil's Oct. 26 presidential runoff, two polls showed on Thursday. The tight race highlights why Neves is actively seeking an endorsement from popular environmentalist Marina Silva, who finished third in the election's first round on Sunday with 22 million votes. Neves has 46 percent support against 44 percent for Rousseff, surveys by the Datafolha and Ibope polling firms showed. ...




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