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Brazil: Altough Rousseff leads “big”, elections could end in a run-off.

Presidential candidates Jose Serra, left, Marina Silva, center, and Dilma Rousseff attend a live TV presidential candidate debate in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday Sept. 30, 2010. Brazil will hold general elections today Sunday 3rd, October.

Dilma Rousseff, the chosen successor of Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, saw her lead narrow in opinion polls and may face a run-off against former Sao Paulo Governor Jose Serra after tomorrow’s vote.

Rousseff’s lead fell four percentage points to 51 percent of valid votes, with a margin of error of 2 percentage points, according to an Ibope poll of 3,010 people surveyed between yesterday and today. Serra will get 31 percent, according to the survey commissioned by TV Globo and O Estado de S. Paulo newspaper.

Last victory parade in brazilian elections, with Lula and Dilma Rousseff.

A separate Datafolha poll of…READ MORE HERE.