How did Lula win despite his disadvantages in Brazil? The second beginning of populism

As a result of the Brazilian presidential election on October 30, 2022, Lula became president for the third time, changing the Bolsonaro regime in Brazil.

In the first round of the election on Oct. 2, many polls suggested a clear win for Lula, who received 48% of the vote compared to Bolsonaro’s 43%.

This short article discusses with an externally neutral perspective how Lula won the presidential election despite Lula’s significant disadvantages, Bolsonaro’s use of state facilities, and how sociological influences developed.

Keywords: Brazil Election, Bolsonaro, Lula, Sociological Effects on Election, Populism