Dilma Rousseff
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Rousseff falls short of outright win in Brazil election

Brazil's presidential election will go to a second round after Dilma Rousseff failed to gain the 50% of votes needed for an outright victory.

With 98% of votes counted, President Lula's former cabinet chief has 47% with Jose Serra trailing on 33%.

The two will contest a run-off vote in four weeks' time. Paulo Cabrol reports.

  • 04 Oct 2010