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Overseas voting: Lula wins in 29 countries,

Overseas voting: Lula wins in 29 countries,

Elections have already ended in at least 70 countries, out of a total of 181 electoral districts authorized overseas. According to the polls posted on social media on Sunday (2), Lula da Silva (PT) was supposed to win in 29 countries, while Jair Bolsonaro (PL) was supposed to win in six.

The Labor Party has won in China, Australia, New Zealand, Poland, Palestine and Hungary though From Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s declaration of support for Bolsonaroamong other countries.

The current presidential candidate for re-election won the most votes in Israel, the United Arab Emirates, Japan, East Timor, Mozambique and Greece. Japan is the third largest overseas college, with 76,570 registered Brazilian voters.

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In total, there are 697,000 voters eligible to vote abroad in this election, which is an increase of 39.21% compared to 2018. Women also make up the majority of overseas voters, at 58.54%. Due to the increase in the number of voters, there were queues to vote in several places.

In the Argentine capital, Buenos Aires, where 51% of the Brazilian electorate is concentrated in the country, the waiting time to vote was about 3 hours.

In Portugal, the second largest electoral complex abroad with 80,800 people able to vote, voting hours have been extended due to the movement. The polls, which close at 17:00, will now be open until 20:00 (16:00 GMT).

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Lisbon, in Portugal, is the city with the largest number of Brazilians eligible to vote, with 45,200 electors. According to the Brazilian Consulate, it is estimated that at least 3,000 people were still in line less than half an hour before the initially planned time for the end of voting.

Editing: Thales Schmidt