Brazil elections 2022: The Rio Times travels to the Northeast most opposed to Bolsonaro – Part I state of Maranhão

Maranhão is the northernmost state in the Northeast region. Its capital is São Luís, a city rich in colonial history, part of which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As part of the Rio Times' election coverage, Benjamin Wein travels through the Northeast region's nine states to find out why the region historically favors the leftist Workers party PT and to ask about voters' feelings for President Bolsonaro.

Maranhão is the northernmost state in the Northeast region. Its capital is São Luís, a city rich in colonial history, part of which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

In the decisive vote of the 2018 election, Fernando Haddad, the PT candidate, gained 73% of the votes in Maranhão to President Bolsonaro . . .

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