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Serra concedes to Lula in Brazil election

Oct. 27, 2002 at 8:59 PM   |   Comments

SAO PAULO, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Leftist Workers' Party candidate Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has apparently won election to Brazil's presidency on his fourth try, garnering at least 60 percent of the votes in Sunday's runoff. Rival Jose Serra, chosen successor of President Fernando Henrique Cardoso, called Lula to congratulate him and concede, local media reported.
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