Right-wing wins in Brazil’s Congress show staying power of ‘Bolsonarismo’

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A strong election night for allies of President Jair Bolsonaro have given his party the most seats in both chambers of Congress, highlighting the enduring strength of his conservative movement even if he falls short of re-election.

His right-wing Liberal Party (PL), won 99 seats in the 513-member lower house, up from 77, and right-leaning parties allied with Bolsonaro now control half the chamber.

The bigger surprise in Sunday’s voting was in the Senate where Bolsonaro’s party won 13 of the 27 seats up for...


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Right-wing wins in Brazil’s Congress show staying power of ‘Bolsonarismo’


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