Jair Bolsonaro is elected as President of Brazil

Posted on:30 Oct 2018 14:41:12
Jair Bolsonaro is elected as President of Brazil
30 October 2018 Current Affairs:

Jair Bolsonaro, Former Army Captain, was elected as the President of Brazil. He promised a fundamental change in direction for the country. Mr.Bolsonaro, 63, will take office on January 1, 2019.

Official results gave him 55.13% of the votes in the run-off election, to 44.87% for leftist opponent Fernando Haddad, with 99.99% of the ballots counted.

The U.S. President Donald Trump congratulated him.Mr. Bolsonaro publicly admired the American leader.


Jair Bolsonaro, Former Army Captain, was elected as the President of Brazil. He promised a fundamental change in direction for the country. Mr.Bolsonaro, 63, will take office on January 1, 2019.

Official results gave him 55.13% of the votes in the run-off election, to 44.87% for leftist opponent Fernando Haddad, with 99.99% of the ballots counted.

The U.S. President Donald Trump congratulated him.Mr. Bolsonaro publicly admired the American leader.


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