SAO PAULO, Brazil (AP) – President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva won a second term in a landslide victory Sunday with Brazilians rewarding their first working-class leader after he helped ease grinding poverty while improving the economy of Latin America’s largest country.

With 92 percent of votes counted, President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva had 61 percent support compared to 40 percent for the center-right Geraldo Alckmin, Sao Paulo state’s former governor. Election officials said Alckmin would be unable to pull ahead even if he won all of the remaining votes.


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