Elections Brazil: João Doria leaves São Paulo government to run for president

Under the 1990 law on ineligibility, public office holders who wish to contest an office other than the one they occupy in this year's elections must resign from office by six months before the first round of voting.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - São Paulo Governor John Doria announced yesterday afternoon (31) that he will leave office to run for President of the Republic in the October elections for the PSDB.

The announcement was made at a press conference during the State Congress of Municipalities held at the Bandeirantes Palace, the seat of government of São Paulo.

Under the 1990 law on ineligibility, public office holders who wish to contest an office other than the one they occupy in this year's elections must resign from office by six months before the first round of voting.

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