Today: Monday, 5 December 2022 year

Lula de Silva leads the presidential elections in Brazil.

Lula de Silva leads the presidential elections in Brazil.

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is ahead of his main rival in the elections, the incumbent head of state Jair Bolsonaro, after counting less than 1% of the vote, data from the High Electoral Court show.

According to the very first data, Lula da Silva scored 51.15% and Bolsonaro 36.77%. However, then the data almost equalized. Based on the results of counting 0.19% of the votes, Lula da Silva had 44.42%, Bolsonaro had 43.84%.