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Former Sao Paulo mayor to be presidential candidate if Lula is barrred

If Lula is able to run, Manuela D'Avila, a presidential candidate of the Communist Party of Brazil, will abandon her bid for top office and become his vice presidential running mate, according to the source, who is close to the negotiations.


Reuters 03 Aug 2018, 08:41 PM Brazil

 Former Sao Paulo mayor Fernando Haddad will be the Brazilian leftist Workers Party's presidential candidate if jailed former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is barred from running in the October vote, a party source said on Friday.

If Lula is able to run, Manuela D'Avila, a presidential candidate of the Communist Party of Brazil, will abandon her bid for top office and become his vice presidential running mate, according to the source, who is close to the negotiations.

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