Manuela d'Ávila

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Manuela d'Ávila
Manuela d'Ávila em setembro de 2018 (cropped).jpg
State Deputy of Rio Grande do Sul
Assumed office
1 February 2015
Federal Deputy for Rio Grande do Sul
In office
1 February 2007 – 1 February 2015
City Councillor of Porto Alegre
In office
1 January 2005 – 1 January 2006
Personal details
Manuela Pinto Vieira d'Ávila

(1981-08-18) 18 August 1981 (age 39)
Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Political partyPCdoB (2001–present)
Duca Leindecker (m. 2012)
MotherAna Lúcia Pinto Vieira[1]
FatherAlfredo Luis Mendes D'Ávila[1]
Alma materPontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul
ProfessionJournalist and Politician

Manuela Pinto Vieira d'Ávila (born 18 August 1981) is a Brazilian journalist and politician. She is a member of the Communist Party of Brazil (PCdoB) since 2001. She was federal deputy from Rio Grande do Sul between 2007 and 2015 and leader of her party in the Chamber of Deputies in 2013.

During the Communist Party congress in November 2017, Manuela was launched as pre-candidate for President of Brazil in the 2018 election.[2] She withdrew from the race an supported Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. On 11 September 2018, D'Ávila became the running mate of Fernando Haddad, who replaced Lula as candidate.[3] They lost the election on 28 October 2018.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Conheça os Deputados". Chamber of Deputies of Brazil. Retrieved 28 November 2017.
  2. "PC do B anuncia Manuela d'Ávila como pré-candidata a presidente em 2018" (in Portuguese). G1. 5 November 2017. Retrieved 28 November 2017.
  3. Savarese, Mauricio; Prengaman, Peter (11 September 2018). "Brazil race begins in earnest with da Silva off party ticket". ABC News. Retrieved 14 September 2018.