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Lula tries to woo Brazilian Evangelicals away from Bolsonaro | World | English version

Former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva introduced his marketing campaign for a 3rd time period to this Rio de Janeiro suburb on Friday in pursuit of assist from Evangelicals, who performed a big function in propelling Jair Bolsonaro to the Brazilian presidency in 2018.

4 years in the past, greater than 67 p.c of the voters in closely Evangelical São Gonçalo backed rightist Bolsonaro, a fierce opponent of abortion and LGBT rights who espouses “household values.”

However Lula, chief of the center-left Employees Occasion, is unwilling to put in writing off the votes of Brazil’s burgeoning Evangelical neighborhood and he managed to attract a big, enthusiastic crowd.

Talking from a stage the place he was joined by dozens of Evangelical pastors, the 76-year-old most cancers survivor who acquired his begin in politics as a pacesetter of the steelworkers union battling the 1964-1985 navy regime confused his personal non secular religion.



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