combination photo shows presidential candidates President Dilma Rousseff (L) of the Workers' Party and Aecio Neves of the Brazilian Social Democracy Party gesturing to photographers after voting at their respective voting stations in Porto Alegre (L) and Belo Horizonte (REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker).

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Brazil’s Presidential Election Surprise?

October 8, 2014, Harold Trinkunas

Following Brazil's first round of presidential elections on October 5, Harold Trinkunas looks ahead to challenges faced by Rousseff and Neves in the second round and prospects for U.S.-Brazil relations in the future.