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Lula, Bolsonaro in Final Campaign Sprint for Brazil Election

Both President Bolsonaro and former president Lula attended rallies in Sao Paulo, one day ahead of the Oct. 2 election. 

Both President Bolsonaro and former president Lula attended rallies in Sao Paulo, one day ahead of the Oct. 2 election. 

Photographers: CaioGuatelli, Miguel Schincariol/AFP/Getty Images

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Brazil’s two top presidential contenders focused Saturday on rallying supporters in São Paulo, the biggest city, a day before the country’s general election.

In dueling campaign events, incumbent Jair Bolsonaro led a motorcade through the city’s streets, while former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva was in the Avenida Paulista for what his campaign dubbed a “victory walk.” Most polls suggest Lula has a large lead, and some signal he could take enough to support to win without having to go to a runoff.