Brazil elections 2022: Absenteeism is a growing challenge

It jumped from 17% to 22% between 2006 and 2018. Analysts assure that the phenomenon may continue to advance due to the intense polarization between Bolsonaro and Lula da Silva and the lack of a "third-way" alternative.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Citizen interest in presidential elections has a concrete form of measurement, analyzed in the context of recent history: it is the evolution of the number of people who decide to abstain plus those who vote blank, as a percentage of the total registered voters.

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