On October 30, 2022, candidate and former President Lula (PT) won the Brazilian runoff election, beating incumbent Jair Bolsonaro after a close first round. Lula will have to deal with a complex governance scenario: he does not have a majority in Congress, at the state level he has allies in 09 of the 26 states and the Federal District, and the electoral results were tight.

For a breakdown of the presidential and state election results and an outlook on the transitional government, read EGA Brazil's latest report. 

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