Breaking news: Jair Bolsonaro: Far-right candidate ‘to win Brazil elections’


Far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro is heading for a sweeping victory in Brazil’s presidential election – exit polls

Conservative politician Jair Bolsonaro is a deeply divisive figure in Brazil’s Jewish circles. 

The polls suggest Mr Bolsonaro has 56% of the votes and his rival from the left-wing Workers Party, Fernando Haddad, has 44%.

Mr Bolsonaro campaigned on a promise to eradicate corruption and to drive down Brazil’s high crime levels.

The election campaign has been deeply divisive.