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Rousseff Takes 15 of 26 States in Winning Brazil Election

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LATIN AMERICA NEWS (Today Brazil) — Incumbent Dilma Rousseff, the winner of Brazil’s presidential election, took 15 of 26 states.

Ms Rousseff said she wanted to be “a much better president” and promised political reform

Rousseff won in Rio de Janeiro, Minas Gerais, Amapa, Amazonas, Tocantins, Para, Bahia, Sergipe, Alagoas, Pernambuco, Paraiba, Rio Grande do Norte, Ceara, Maranhao and Piaui.

Aecio Neves won in Sao Paulo, Espirito Santo, Parana, Santa Catarina, Rio Grande do Sul, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Goias, Roraima, and Rondonia, plus the federal district of Brasilia. Neves was leading in Acre with 80% percent of the votes counted.