Political Insights: Week of August 25

BRAZIL POLITICS - Report 25 Aug 2014 by Murillo de Aragão and Cristiano Noronha

The first presidential debate is scheduled for Tuesday, August 26.The three main candidates (Dilma Rousseff, Marina Silva and Aécio Neves) have confirmed they will participate. Three new voter intention polls will be released, the first polls since the beginning of free electoral advertising. On Friday, August 29, the IBGE releases GDP results for Q2 2014.

2014 Elections: Race Still Open

There is no doubt that Marina Silva’s (PSB) ascension in the polls can change the status quo of the race.Dilma Rousseff’s (PT) lead has been placed in check and the presence of Aécio Ne...

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