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Former President Cardoso supports Lula for runoff


Former President Cardoso supports Lula for runoff

Brasilia, Oct 5 (Prensa Latin) Former President Fernando Henrique Cardoso announced on Wednesday that he will vote for former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva in the runoff in Brazil, slated for October 30.

“In this runoff I will vote for a history of struggle for democracy and social inclusion. I will vote for Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva,” Henrique Cardoso tweeted.

Previously, in the first round held on October 2, the former president (1995-2003) defended the vote for democracy, but did not cite any candidate.

The Brazilian Social Democracy Party (PSDB), of which he is honorary president, was part of the ticket of senator and candidate Simone Tebet (Brazilian Democratic Movement).

Congresswoman Mara Gabrilli was a vice-presidential candidate in that political organization and acknowledged that she left her vote blank.

Henrique Cardoso asked voters to elect the candidate with a commitment to science, environmental preservation and the strengthening of democratic institutions.

At 91 years of age, he clarified that he has no serious health problems, but that he “no longer has the energy” to actively participate in the political electoral debate.

The text was considered an indirect message to the far-right president Jair Bolsonaro, who, as Liberal Party candidate, is seeking reelection and is criticized for his frequent attacks on democratic institutions, as well as for dismantling sectors such as culture, science and research.


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