The state of São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, and Minas Gerais will be decisive in winning the election on Oct. 30.
The São Paulo constituency, the largest in the country with 44.14 million inhabitants and 34.6 million votes, or 22.15% of the total, could give the nod to Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva or Jair Messias Bolsonaro.
Of the two leading candidates for São Paulo governor, Fernando Haddad, former mayor of São Paulo's capital and candidate of Lula's Workers' Party (PT, left), was the clear favorite of the notoriously misleading . . .