Sao Paulo, Sep 29 (AP) A leading Brazilian presidential candidate says his opponents can only win by fraud and he will only accept the results of October’s elections as legitimate if he wins. Also Read - Newborn Stares Down Doctor Minutes After Coming Into The World, Leaves Netizens Amused
Far-right hopeful Jair Bolsonaro did not provide any evidence of vote fraud, but he said he doesn’t trust Brazil’s top electoral court. Also Read - PM Modi, Brazilian President Bolsonaro Hold Talks to Boost Strategic Ties; India-Brazil Sign 15 Agreements in Various Fields - Top Developments
Bolsonaro said Friday to TV Band that “from what I see in the streets, I won’t accept any result that is not my election.” His comments were rejected by Brazil’s electoral court and the Organization of American States, which is overseeing the elections. Also Read - Trade Ties, Terrorism on Agenda, Republic Day Chief Guest Brazil President Bolsonaro Arrives Today on Four-Day Visit
Bolosnaro leads polls ahead of the Oct. 7 vote, but is likely to face a tougher campaign in a Oct. 28 run-off.
He has accused the rival Workers’ Party of having fraud as its electoral plan B. (AP) ABH
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