After 20 years, Lula da Silva won the presidential election.

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Lula da Silva is the leader of the Left Workers' Party.

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Lula closely defeated right-wing leader Jair Bolsonaro.

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99% of votes cast in this election.

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Lula da Silva got 50.8% of the vote and Bolsonaro got 49.2% of the vote.

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Lula could not contest the 2018 election due to false allegations of corruption.

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Lula served as the country's president from 2003 to 2010.

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Lula was contesting the presidential election for the sixth time, contested the first election in 1985.

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Lula da Silva won the election by over 2 million votes.

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