Brazilian Senator Simone Tebet, the third candidate in the October 2nd presidential election, will overtake former President Luis Inacio Lula da in the second round of elections on October 30th.・We announced that we support Silva. A moment of polarization in Brazilian history.
Brazilian politics Simone Tebet He assured that some colleagues in his party had asked him to remain neutral about his position, but due to the “very serious” circumstances experienced by his country’s history, , he said he could not be impartial.
“I vote for Lula because I recognize his commitment to democracy and the constitution, which the current president, Jair Bolsonaro, who is eager for re-election, does not know.” said the senator from a hotel in Sao Paulo.
Tibet surprised the polls after winning nearly five million votes (4.16%) in the poll last Sunday. This could prove decisive for Lula, who achieved 48.4% in the poll.
The leader of the Brazilian Democratic Movement (MDB) said he would continue Lula’s campaign until next October 30. Brazil “needs to rebuild the coronavirus pandemic after nearly four years of Bolsonaro’s regime being abandoned in flames of hatred and denial”.
Despite his support for Lula, he emphasized his differences and criticized Lula from the first round for “not offering any concrete proposals to solve the problems facing the country.” repeated criticism. Tebet asked Lula to tie some of his ideas into this second round proposal plan.
Center-right leaders propose eliminating waiting lists for early childhood education, ending exams to get into institutions, solving health problems and giving financial relief to more indebted families doing.
In addition, Tebet called on Lula to form “multiple cabinets with male, female, black, disabled, competence, ethics, and willingness to serve” requirements.
MDB Senator’s Endorsement of Lula Adds Other Politicians Such as Ex-Presidents Fernando Enrique Cardoso Several political parties have shown support for the Workers’ Party (PT) standard bearer.
“In this second round, I vote for the history of the struggle for democracy and social inclusion. I vote for Luis Inacio Lula da Silva,” Cardoso, 91, said. .
“Thank you for your votes and your trust. Brazil needs dialogue and peace,” Cardoso, his opponent of the Social Democratic Party of Brazil (PSDB) in the 1994 and 1998 elections, said in this second round. When it became known that he would voice his support in the vote, Lula expressed.
Lula also won the support of the fourth candidate in the first round of the election, Cyrus Gomez , which received 3.04% of the votes. Despite being one of his biggest critics in the campaign, Gomez followed the decision of his party, the Labor Democrats.
For his part, far-right Jair Bolsonaro is also gaining new support after winning more votes than expected in first-round polls. ) governors have expressed their support for the current presidential election.