2022 Brazilian general election

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General elections will take place on 2 October 2022 in Brazil to elect the President, Vice President, and the National Congress.[1]

As of October 2021, there are more than 146 million registered voters in Brazil, making the country the second largest democracy in the Americas and one of the largest in the world.[2][3]

On 5 May 2022, President Jair Bolsonaro ordered an audit on the country's voting machines, five months before the election, with people believing should he lose the election he would not accept defeat.[4]

Main presidential candidates[change | change source]

Withdrawn[change | change source]

Debates[change | change source]

As of April 2022, the following TV stations confirmed presidential debates:[8]

2022 Brazilian presidential election debates
 No. Date and Time Host and Location Moderator Participants
Key:
 P  Participant  
PL PT PDT
President
Bolsonaro
Former President
Lula
Former Minister
Gomes
1 Saturday, 6 August 2022 CNN Brazil
São Paulo, Paulista Avenue
Brazilian Financial Center
TBD TBD
2 Tuesday, 9 August 2022 Jovem Pan News
São Paulo, Paulista Avenue
Sir Winston Churchill Building
TBD TBD
3 Sunday, 14 August 2022 Band TV
São Paulo, Morumbi District
TBD TBD
4 Monday, 2 September 2022 RedeTV!
Osasco, Vila São José
Digital Television Center
TBD TBD
5 Thursday, 29 September 2022 TV Globo
Rio de Janeiro, Jacarepaguá
Estúdios Globo
TBD TBD
6 Friday, 28 October 2022 TV Globo
Rio de Janeiro, Jacarepaguá
Estúdios Globo
TBD TBD

References[change | change source]

  1. "Brasil terá eleições livres em 2022 e com instituições funcionando, diz Barroso". G1. 4 October 2021. Archived from the original on 7 October 2021. Retrieved 7 October 2021.
  2. Electorate statistics Archived 24 November 2021 at the Wayback Machine, Superior Electoral Court (in Portuguese).
  3. "Brazil: Freedom in the World 2021 Country Report". Freedom House. Archived from the original on 9 April 2022. Retrieved 2022-04-12.
  4. "BOLSONARO, BRAZIL'S BIGGEST TRUMP FANBOY, APPARENTLY SETTING UP HIS OWN STOLEN-ELECTION CONSPIRACY". Vanity Fair. May 5, 2022. Retrieved May 6, 2022.
  5. "Moro se filia ao União Brasil e diz abrir mão de candidatura a presidente". www.uol.com.br (in Brazilian Portuguese). Archived from the original on 2022-03-31. Retrieved 2022-03-31.
  6. "João Doria drops out of Brazil's presidential race". The Brazilian Report. 2022-05-23. Retrieved 2022-05-23.
  7. "Eleições 2022: Doria desiste de pré-candidatura à Presidência "com o coração ferido e a alma leve"". CNN Brasil (in Brazilian Portuguese). Retrieved 2022-05-23.
  8. "Quando serão os debates da corrida presidencial e quem confirmou participação" (in Portuguese). Gazeta do Povo. Archived from the original on 1 February 2022. Retrieved February 1, 2022. "Os debates da TV Globo nas eleições 2022" (in Portuguese). O Globo. Archived from the original on 1 April 2022. Retrieved April 22, 2022.