Brazil's Lula overtakes Bolsonaro in ongoing Brazil vote count


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  • Monday, 31 Oct 2022

A man plays a guitar in a bar next to a banner of Brazil's former President and presidential candidate Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, as he waits for the results of the Brazilian presidential election run-off, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil October 30, 2022. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva took the lead in the ongoing vote tally of Sunday's presidential election, moving ahead of incumbent Jair Bolsonaro.

Lula had 50.01% of the vote compared with 49.99 for Bolsonaro, with 67.76% of voting machines counted, according to date published on the Supreme Electoral Court's website.

(Reporting by Sao Paulo newsroom)

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