He insisted that the people did not deserve the suffering to which they were subjected, without mentioning the government of the ultra-right-wing president Jair Bolsonaro, who is seeking reelection as Liberal Party candidate.
During the conversation with communicators, Lula made a positive balance of the campaign for the first round of voting this Sunday and thanked the people, the artists, the allies and the others participants.
He recalled that, in no other campaign he has ever contested, he managed to gather an alliance with so many parties and evaluated that the Brazil of Hope coalition made an extraordinary proselytizing action.
More than 156 million Brazilians eligible to vote will elect their next president this Sunday, in a polarized race between Lula and Bolsonaro.
President and vice-president; governors and vice-governors of the states and the Federal District; senators, federal deputies and state legislators will be elected.
Throughout the months, the former metallurgical unionist and the ex-military man have been leading the voters’ preferences in that order, according to almost all polls of voting intentions.
The advantage of the petista leader over the former Army captain ranged between 3.7 and 16 points.
According to the latest survey by the Inteligencia en Pesquisa e Consultoria Estratégica institute, published this Saturday, Lula appears with 51% of the valid votes and Bolsonaro exhibits 37.