Workers' Party (Brazil)
The Workers' Party (Portuguese: Partido dos Trabalhadores; abbreviated PT) is a left-wing political party in Brazil. The party follows democratic socialist principles. Some members are followers of the Christian left, Labourism, Marxism–Leninism and social democracy.
The party has won every presidential election in Rio de Janeiro since 1998 and in Minas Gerais since 2002. The Workers' Party is also popular in the north and northeast. In the 2010 election, Dilma Rousseff received a lot of support from poor Brazilians. She also had a majority of support from Catholics.