The current President of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, has officially announced his candidacy in the presidential elections, which will be held in October 2022, the Estadao newspaper reports, citing the politician's speeches at the party congress.
Bolsonaro also called on his supporters to come out to September 7 Street to protest the policy of the Federal Supreme Court (STF), whose judges he called “deaf men in black cloaks.”
In addition, the current head of state approved General Braga Netto, former Minister of Defense, as a running mate.
Bolsonaro took over Brazil on January 1, 2019 for a four-year term. He won in the second round of elections on October 28, 2019. The politician represents the conservative Social Liberal Party and is known for his ultra-right and populist views.
His rival in the upcoming elections was the country's ex-president (2003-2010) Luiz Inacio Lulu da Silva, who was thrown out by the Brazilian Federation coalition hope».
The next general election, in which the citizens of the South American Republic will, in addition to the president, also elect deputies and state governors, is scheduled for October 2, 2022. If necessary, if none of the candidates receives more than 50% of the votes, the second round will be held on October 30.
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