Nearly 700,000 voters go to the polls in 106 countries




Brazilian election for President of the Republic will have voting in 181 cities in 106 countries outside the national territory

Brazilian election for President of the Republic will have voting in 181 cities in 106 countries outside the national territory

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More than 697 thousand voters will be able to vote for president of the Republic this Sunday, outside the borders of Brazil. Elections will take place in 181 foreign cities in 106 countries. Abroad, it is only possible to vote for the presidency of the Republic.

According to the Superior Electoral Court (TSE), the number of voters grew by 39.21%, from around 500,000 in 2018 to 697,000. In 2014 there were 354 thousand.

Lisbon, in Portugal, is the city with the highest number of voters: 45,273. In the United States, Miami has 40,189 and Boston 37,159. Other cities with a large number of voters are Nagoya, Japan, with 35,651 voters, and London, England, with 34,498.

At the other end, Vatican, Bamako (Mali) and Abuja (Nigeria) are among the places with the lowest number of Brazilian voters: there is only one voter in each of these locations.

Voters profile

Among citizens who vote outside Brazil, women are the majority: 58.54%. Among men the rate drops to 41.46%.

Most of the electorate that votes outside the national territory is between 35 and 44 years old. This group holds 198,112 people, which corresponds to almost a third of the voters.

Among young people, there are 691 voters who will be 16 years old by October 2nd and another 1,144 who will be 17 years old.

Of the 106 countries in which it will be possible to vote for the president of Brazil, 29 will receive canvas ballot boxes and vote by ballot. These are places where there are more than 30 and less than 100 voters.

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