Voters started voting at 8am (Brasília time) this Sunday (2) in Brazil, but in other countries election is over because of time difference. According to the Federal Supreme Court (TSE) until 12 p.m., 59 nations came to the finish the polling stations.
This year more than 697,000 voters outside the country are eligible to vote. you can vote only for President the republic. The number of voters abroad represents an increase of 39.21% compared to 2018, when the last general elections were held. Voting will take place in 181 foreign cities.
List of countries that finished voting by 12:00 p.m.:
- South Africa
- Saudi Arabia
- Hong Kong (Province of China)
- South Korea
- United Arab Emirates
- New Zealand
- Czech Republic
- Russia (Russian Federation)
- East Timor
In Asia and Oceania, candidate Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (PT) has been elected in at least four countries, while President Jair Bolsonaro (PL), who is running for reelection, has reportedly been preferred in at least one of those places .unofficially
In which chinese cities of Beijing and Shanghai used the PT in the dispute over the Planalto Palace. in Tokyo, japanese capitalAccording to information from the MoneyTimes portal, the majority of votes support the continuation of the current head of state.
In Oceania, Lula was also the most voted in the city of Wellington in New Zealand and in the Australian capital Canberra. In Southeast Asia, the former president was the darling of Singaporebased Brazilians.
The data published so far are unofficial, since the official result, according to the Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE), will only be counted when the votes are counted, which begins after 17:00 (Brasília time). At this point, court system security logs can confirm the information.
time zone differences
Voting took place in these countries planned for Brazil at the same time, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. this Sunday, but according to each location’s time zone. Because of the difference, which can be as much as 12 hours more — meaning while it’s 8 a.m. here it’s already 8 p.m. in Japan — it’s possible to pull the results at each polling station from the ballot papers issued by the polls .
These results are determined by the respective consulates and embassies public hearingas happens in Brazilian electoral colleges.