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12 candidates will run in Brazilian presidential election

Twelve candidates will run in Brazil's presidential election, the Superior Electoral Court (TSE) announced Monday after the deadline for registering candidacies ended today.

Former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva of the Workers' Party (PT, left) and current President Jair Bolsonaro (Liberal Party, right) are the top two favorites to win, according to all polls.

Lula da Silva is running with former São Paulo governor Geraldo Alckmin as vice president, while Bolsonaro has made former Defense Minister Walter Braga Netto his running mate.

According to the polls, the third candidate to receive the most votes is former . . .

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