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The article explores the presidential voting patterns across Brazil. Furthermore, it identifies the main causes leading to the victory of President Dilma Rousseff.

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This article is important because it analyzed the different voting preferences across Brazil and explain how federalism impacted the 2014 presidential elections in Brazil


I hope this article helps readers to understand the high level of political conflict in the 2014 presidential elections in Brazil. I believe that this article will help readers to understand in more detail the electoral dynamics and the factors that transformed the 2014 elections in one of the most polarized elections in the modern history of Brazil. These elections are essential to comprehend the political crisis that engulfed Brazil in recent years, including the impeachment of Dilma Russeff.

Dr. Helder Ferreira Do Vale
XianJiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU)

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This page is a summary of: Territorial Polarization in Brazil's 2014 Presidential Elections, Regional & Federal Studies, May 2015, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.1080/13597566.2015.1060964.
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