Brazil's Rousseff widens lead with 97 percent of votes counted

By REUTERS
October 27, 2014 00:47

Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff widened her lead over opposition candidate Aecio Neves in a nearly complete count of votes in Sunday's runoff election, according to the country's electoral authority.

An official tally of 97.30 percent of ballots showed Rousseff with 51.32 percent of valid votes and Neves with 48.68 percent.


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